SQL Sentry

Complete guides to SQL Sentry monitoring software (includes APS Sentry and DW Sentry).


Guides including release notes, system requirements, installation recommendations and instructions, onboarding, upgrading, and uninstalling SQL Sentry.


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

Getting Started

Guides to getting started with SQL Sentry software including how to connect, monitor new targets, configure settings, actions, and notes.

SQL Sentry Portal

Guides to configuring and using the browser-based SQL Sentry Portal to view your SQL Sentry environment. Includes features like TempDB and custom charts.

Client Application

Guides for using the SQL Sentry client application, including the menus, toolbars, panes, client alerts, data grids, filters, preferences, hot keys, and more.


How to configure and use monitoring in SQL Sentry software. Guides cover the monitoring settings, SMTP, virtual machines, performance monitoring, and more.

Using SQL Sentry

Guides for using SQL Sentry software in relation to the Environment Health Overview, favorites, schedules and targets, contacts, groups, and more.

Performance Analysis

Guides for the performance analysis tabs in SQL Sentry including the dashboard, disk activity, top SQL, blocking, deadlocks, and more across target types.


In-depth guides for all the event and calendar types, objects, sources, views, and event architecture in SQL Sentry.


Guides for using conditions (general, failsafe, audit, and advisory) in SQL Sentry.


Guides for all available actions and their related settings and rulesets in SQL Sentry.


Guides for available built-in reports, plus Tableau and Power BI reporting packs for SQL Sentry.

Amazon Web Services

Guides cover deploying the image, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) monitoring through SQL Sentry, and getting started with SQL Sentry on AWS.