Review lab 2 Task 14

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    Jeff Taylor
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    How do I run Write-EventLog without knowing the -source

    from Help file:
    "To write an event to an event log, the event log must exist on the computer and the source must be registered for the event log."

    Write-EventLog : The source name "JEFF_PS_School" does not exist on computer "localhost".

    #34890
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    Don Jones
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    You either need to use an existing source that you see in the log already, or register a new source, which is a bit more complex.

    #34891
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    Jeff Taylor
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    Yes I intuitively used secCLi earlier but still got an error. Spell checked it and it worked.. Thanks Don

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