Track your PowerShell cron jobs

Instantly connect LogSnag to your PowerShell project to track your cron jobs and other important events - LogSnag makes event tracking easy.

When setting up cron jobs in PowerShell, it is usually crucial to keep track of their execution and whether they have been executed successfully or not. Sometimes, a minor failure in a cronjob can cause your PowerShell application to stop working correctly. LogSnag makes it easy to track your cron jobs and their execution status all in real-time, and it works seamlessly with your PowerShell code.


Setting up your account

Setting up LogSnag with PowerShell is very simple!

  1. Create a free LogSnag account.
  2. Create a new project on your dashboard.
  3. Copy your API token from the settings page.

PowerShell code snippets

Once your LogSnag account is set up, you can use the following code snippets to track user signup events. Just replace the YOUR_API_TOKEN with your LogSnag API token and update your project name.

Using PowerShell with RestMethod
$headers = New-Object "System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary[[String],[String]]"
$headers.Add("Content-Type", "application/json")
$headers.Add("Authorization", "Bearer YOUR_API_TOKEN")

$body = "{`"project`":`"my-saas`",`"channel`":`"cronjobs`",`"event`":`"Cronjob Started`",`"description`":`"job: email-notifications`",`"icon`":`"⏰`",`"notify`":true}"

$response = Invoke-RestMethod 'https://api.logsnag.com/v1/log' -Method 'POST' -Headers $headers -Body $body
$response | ConvertTo-Json

PowerShell integration details

LogSnag is an easy-to-use event tracking tool that allows you to track any event within your PowerShell application. One of the most common use cases for LogSnag is tracking cron jobs as they are being executed. With LogSnag, you can receive real-time push notifications on your desktop and mobile devices whenever a new cronjob is executed. In addition, you can create simple charts and filter through your data to help you better understand how your PowerShell application is performing.

Other use-cases for LogSnag

  1. Track payment events via PowerShell

  2. Track user signup events via PowerShell

  3. Track waitlist signup events via PowerShell

  4. Track user sign in events in PowerShell

  5. Get a notification when your PowerShell code is done executing

  6. Monitor when a user exceeds the usage limit for your PowerShell service

  7. Monitor when a new feature is used in your PowerShell application

  8. Monitor suspicious activity in your PowerShell application

  9. Monitor when a user is being rate limited in your PowerShell application

    View all common use-cases with PowerShell