Administration

Guides for SQL Sentry software license management, architecture, security, maintenance, advanced configurations, PowerShell, and more.

Architecture

Guides to the SentryOne software (SQL Sentry) architecture (database, monitoring service, and client), objects placed on watched targets, and integration points with other products.

Security

Guides for all SentryOne software (SQL Sentry) security topics (e.g. rights-based, role-based, the monitoring service and client, Azure, pass-through authentication, monitoring across domains, and more).

Maintenance

How to plan for the growth of the SentryOne database and maintain it for performance.

Advanced

Guides for advanced topics with SentryOne software (SQL Sentry) such as using system parameters, applying data compression, using extended events, removing watched objects, using mail, and more.

Articles

Connecting to an Installation
When using the Connect menu, you can control the active database for the locally installed SentryOne monitoring service and client.
SQL Sentry License Management
How to apply, manage, and troubleshoot SQL Sentry licenses.
Add Users and Groups
How to create and maintain users and groups for notification purposes in SQL Sentry.
Stop Watching Targets
Stop Watching Enable Watching and Stop Watching on the targets within your server environment. If you choose to Stop Watching a target , remember to reclaim the license for that target, allowing you to apply it elsewhere. For more info...
SQL Sentry PowerShell Module
Introduction to the PowerShell module for SQL Sentry along with some example scripts.
Monitoring Service Logon Account
How to change the SentryOne monitoring service logon account and use gMSA accounts.
EPI Commands
The available commands and flags for the Enhanced Platform Installer (EPI) version of SQL Sentry.
Telemetry
Guide to telemetry options and settings in SQL Sentry.
SMTP Settings
Configuring SMTP Settings in SQL Sentry To configure SMTP  settings in SQL Sentry, open the Navigator  pane ( View  > Navigator ), and then select the Global Settings node ( Configuration  > Global Settings ) to ope...
Relocating the SQL Sentry Database
Instructions for moving the SentryOne Database to a different instance of SQL Server.
Least Privilege General Performance Monitoring
For an overview of the performance monitoring features available with the SQL Sentry Event Calendar, see the Scheduling Performance Monitoring topic.  It's possible to collect Performance Counter  data in the SQL Sentry Event C...