This page in other versions: 9.2 / 9.3 / 9.4  |  Development versions: devel

17.11. Registering Event Log on Windows

To register a Windows event log library with the operating system, issue this command:

regsvr32 pgsql_library_directory/pgevent.dll

This creates registry entries used by the event viewer, under the default event source named PostgreSQL.

To specify a different event source name (see event_source), use the /n and /i options:

regsvr32 /n /i:event_source_name pgsql_library_directory/pgevent.dll

To unregister the event log library from the operating system, issue this command:

regsvr32 /u [/i:event_source_name] pgsql_library_directory/pgevent.dll

Note: To enable event logging in the database server, modify log_destination to include eventlog in postgresql.conf.

Add Comment

Please use this form to add your own comments regarding your experience with particular features of PostgreSQL, clarifications of the documentation, or hints for other users. Please note, this is not a support forum, and your IP address will be logged. If you have a question or need help, please see the faq, try a mailing list, or join us on IRC. Note that submissions containing URLs or other keywords commonly found in 'spam' comments may be silently discarded. Please contact the webmaster if you think this is happening to you in error.

Proceed to the comment form.

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group