Parsing XML date to excel file returns "System.Xml.XmlElement" -- HELP PLEASE!

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  • #31231

    Meddy Med

    Hey guys, Here is my code: I need help figuring out why the date is being exported like this. Also after that I would like as an added bonus if I can just have it only return the last event for a user, so if it sees that user again to skip, I tried to do it but failed not sure how to lay out the logic. I am a novice programmer just starting out and learning really.

    #date = (Get-Date).AddHours(-40)
    id = 4624
    level = 0
    logname = "security"
    $pc = $env:COMPUTERNAME
    $log = (Get-WinEvent -ComputerName $pc -FilterHashTable @{LogName=$query.logname; Level=$query.level; id=$})

    [xml[]]$xmllog = $log.toXml()

    foreach ($i in $xmllog) {
    [int32]$a = $[8].'#text'
    if(($a -eq '7') -or ($a -eq '10')){
    $array = New-object PSObject -Property([ordered]@{`
    "Target Computer" = $i.Event.System.Computer
    "User Logged In"=$i.Event.EventData.Data[5].'#text'
    #if($[5].'#text' -eq $[5].'#text'){continue}
    "Logon Type"=$i.Event.EventData.Data[8].'#text'
    "Ip Address"=$i.Event.EventData.Data[18].'#text'


    $array |Export-Csv -NoTypeInformation C:\$pc.csv -Append


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    Cyril Muffat





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