While Archimedes once said “Give me a place to stand and with a lever I will move the whole world”, my personal preferred statement nowadays is “Give me an API, and I will automate it!”. And the LogInsight module I’m announcing is another step on that path.
So I was very pleased when the Release Notes of the latest Log Insight version announced the availability of a Query API. On the blog of Steve Flanders there are several posts that go further into this new feature. Definitely worth a read to get a better understanding of what is available, and what is not (yet).
|Log Insight 3.3: Authentication API|
|Log Insight 3.3: Query API|
|Log Insight Query API: Use Cases, Basics, Caveats, and Best Practices|
My LogInsight PowerShell module makes use of these new API, and it will allow you to automate your interaction with Log Insight from within your PowerShell scripts.