Menus

The menus and toolbars are used to operate the SentryOne client. The options available within the menus vary depending on the active window. For more information about the toolbars, see the Toolbars topic.

The following are descriptions of the commands found in the various SentryOne menus.

File Menu

SentryOne File Menu

OptionDescriptionHotkey
New TargetAdds a new target to the Navigator pane.N/A
New Plan Explorer SessionOpens a new Plan Explorer session.N/A
OpenOpens execution plan files.N/A
Connect to an InstallationSpecifies the SentryOne database and authentication information for the client.N/A
SaveSaves changes to the active window.CTRL + S
Save AsRenames and saves the active view.N/A
Save View AsRenames and saves the existing view.N/A
CloseCloses the active window.CTRL + W
Export DataExports event list views and various tabs of performance analysis.CTRL + E
Page SetupSets the page options for printing.N/A
PrintPrints the active window.N/A
Print PreviewPreviews the active window for printing, exporting, and send email options.N/A
Recent FilesDisplays a list of recently opened Plan Explorer files.N/A
ExitCloses the SentryOne ClientCTRL + Q

View Menu

SentryOne View Menu

OptionDescription
NavigatorDisplays the Navigator pane.
Event ViewDisplays the Event View pane.
Plan HistoryDisplays the Plan History pane.
ConditionsDisplays the Conditions pane.
SettingsDisplays the Settings pane.
Start PageDisplays the Start Page.


Calendar Menu

SentryOne Calendar Menu

OptionDescription
Show ConflictsExplores conflicts for specified time ranges.
View StyleSelects the view style for the Event Calendar.

Reports Menu

For more information about the reporting options in SentryOne, see the Reporting topic.

SentryOne Reports Menu

OptionDescription
EventsGenerate an Event Calendar associated report.
Performance AnalysisGenerate a Performance Analysis associated report.
General Generate a General settings report.
Report Deployment SettingsSettings for the SQL Server report server location that deploys your reports.
Deploy ReportsDeploys the reports to the location specified in the Report Deployment settings.
Import ReportsImports future reports created by the SentryOne development team.

Tools Menu

SentryOne Tools Menu

OptionDescriptionHotkey
User PreferencesOpens the SentryOne Client User Preferences window and allows you to configure your preferences. CTRL + O
Find ObjectOpens the Event Object Search window that finds event objects within the SentryOne client.CTRL + F
Manage Response RulesetsOpens all response rulesets for editing.N/A
Reset Event View FilterRestores the event view filter settings to default.N/A
Reset LayoutRestores the layout to default.N/A
Download Latest Custom Conditions PackDownloads the latest custom condition pack from SentryOne.N/A
Unsnooze AllAllows all snoozed SentryOne actions to occur again.N/A
Run On-boarding Wizard (requires client restart)Opens the SentryOne setup wizard.N/A

Window Menu

SentryOne Window Menu

OptionDescription
CascadeCascades active windows in the workspace view.
Tile VerticalTiles active windows vertically in the workspace view.
Tile HorizontalTiles active windows horizontally in the workspace view.
TabbedDisplays active windows on tabs in the workspace view.
Show Tabs on Multiple LinesDisplays multiple rows of tabs.
Auto-rotate Performance Advisor TabsAuto-rotates through the active performance analysis windows when enabled. The rotation doesn't change the active tab of a performance analysis window. Whichever tab is selected as active refreshes as the windows rotate.  
Active Windows NameDisplays all active windows.

Help Menu

SentryOne Help Menu

OptionDescriptionHotkey
SentryOne HelpOpens the SentryOne user documentation.CTRL + H or F1
Check for UpdatesConnects with SentryOne's online database and verifies that you have the latest version.N/A
Manage LicensesOpens the license entry window where you can view and manage SentryOne licenses.N/A
SQLPerformance.com PostCreates a post on SQLPerformance.comN/A
Start Remote Support SessionEnters a pin and launches a support session.N/A
LoggingOptions to enable trace logging for the SentryOne client and monitoring service for troubleshooting purposes. Contact SentryOne Support before you enable logging. Logs are stored in the interactive user's AppData\Local\SentryOne directory.N/A
AboutDisplays current version, licensing information, and expiration.  N/A