I need a system event I can trigger manually

Jim 126 Reputation points
2023-01-14T15:00:57.8+00:00

I'm working on sending certain alerts to my email and also to trigger other actions. I can use some events in the system log but they either happen too frequently or not frequently enough. I want to find an alert that I can trigger manually that will pop up in the system log on command for testing. It should be unique and not normally occur. I can't seem to come up with anything. Any ideas?

Server 2012 standard

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  1. Dave Patrick 329.1K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2023-01-14T15:06:08.4+00:00

    You may be able to do something via PowerShell.

    Write-EventLog

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