Track user sign in events in PowerShell

Connect LogSnag to your PowerShell project to track and monitor user sign-in and other important events - LogSnag makes event tracking easy.

Most of the time, when building a PowerShell product that requires users to authenticate and sign in to access the product, you may decide that it is essential to track the sign-in attempts.

Monitoring the sign-in events is an excellent way to track the number of users who continue to log in and use your PowerShell application. This is a great way to gauge the effectiveness of your product and measure your user retention rate.

A good understanding of this metric is critical to the success of a product. It can give you great insight into how your business grows and how your users interact with your PowerShell product.

An easy way to set up event tracking is to use LogSnag, a simple event tracking tool that works seamlessly with PowerShell.


Start monitoring user sign-in events

  1. Sign up for a free LogSnag account.
  2. Create your first project from the dashboard.
  3. Head to settings and copy your API token.

PowerShell code snippets

All you have to do next is to copy the following code snippets into your PowerShell code and replace the YOUR_API_TOKEN and project values with your API token and 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`":`"auth`",`"event`":`"User Signed In`",`"description`":`"email: john@doe.com`",`"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 a simple event tracking tool that works seamlessly with PowerShell and makes it easy to track almost anything in your PowerShell code.

LogSnag allows you to track your important events in real-time and create timelines of your events. It also makes it easy to create custom metrics and charts such as the number of sign-in attempts per day, the conversion funnels for users who sign up and sign in, and other such metrics.

You may also create simple or complex user journeys for tracking and monitoring individual user journeys through your product.

LogSnag is also available on desktop, mac, iOS, and Android and allows you to receive real-time updates and push notifications when your users sign in, sign out, or use your product.

Other use-cases for LogSnag

  1. Track payment events via PowerShell

  2. Track user signup events via PowerShell

  3. Track your PowerShell cron jobs

  4. Track waitlist signup events via 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

  10. Monitor when database goes down in your PowerShell application

  11. Monitor your CPU usage in your PowerShell application

  12. Monitor memory usage in your PowerShell application

  13. Monitor high disk usage in your PowerShell application

  14. Track when a file is uploaded to your PowerShell application

  15. Track when a form is submitted to your PowerShell application

  16. Track canceled subscriptions in your PowerShell application

  17. Monitor failed payments for your PowerShell application

  18. Monitor your CI/CD build status for your PowerShell application

  19. Monitor when a user changes their email address in your PowerShell application

  20. Monitor Redis downtime in your PowerShell application

  21. Monitor your Postgres downtime in your PowerShell application

  22. Monitor MySQL downtime in your PowerShell application

  23. Monitor failed logins in your PowerShell application

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