I’ve written some sample code to generate a RSS feed from the Windows Event Logs. This is very handy for monitoring servers – perhaps a poor man’s SNMP monitor. :-)
Here’s an screen shot showing it in NewsGator (click for larger version):
You can specify in the URL how many entries to return, and which logs to use. For example,
would return the 20 most recent entries, looking in both the Application and System event logs.
Download here – requires ASP.NET. If your server is on the internet rather than local, try it with my HTTP security samples [Basic, Digest] to securely monitor the event log of the remote server – very handy for those hosting on remote, dedicated servers.