Published: February 6, 2013

Updated: February 6, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2012


Enables logging of notifications for Storage Spaces.


New-StorageSpacesEventLog [ <CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The New-StorageSpacesEventLog cmdlet creates an event log under Applications and Services logs in Event Viewer named StorageSpaces Events, and creates a scheduled job in Windows PowerShell to monitor for events and log them to this event log.

This cmdlet requires administrative privileges and you must restart the computer before logging begins.



This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.


The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • None


The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Microsoft.PowerShell.ScheduledJob.ScheduledJobDefinition

    This cmdlet outputs an object that represents the scheduled job created to monitor for Storage Spaces events.


  • The StorageSpaces module is a downloadable module available for use with Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. You can download the module from the Script Center.


Example 1 – Enable logging for Storage Spaces

PS C:\> New-StorageSpacesEventLog