How to quickly backup Windows Event logs

Houston, you have a problem.  Quickly backup your Windows Event logs with the following commands – this example will export the Application and System event logs to two seperate files into the C:\logs folder using the built in wevtutil Windows tool.


wevtutil epl Application C:\logs\ExportedApplog.evtx
wevtutil epl System C:\logs\ExportedSyslog.evtx

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