Overview & Navigation
- SentryOne Monitor is accessed through a browser at monitor.sentryone.com.
- SQL Sentry Portal is a self-hosted feature for SQL Sentry which has a similar UI experience. See the Getting Started with SQL Sentry Portal article for information on accessing it.
Default Home View
When you first log into SQL Sentry Portal, the home view displays the overall health of the monitored environment.
|1. Navigation bar||Options for products, date selector, providing feedback, accessing documentation, and user profile information. Full details are provided under the Navigation Bar section below.|
|2. Sidebar||The sidebar has areas for overview options (Health Overview & Alerts) and the monitored Targets. Full details are provided under the Sidebar section below.|
|3. Health Overview||Health Overview is the default view when opening SQL Sentry Portal.|
|4. Alerts||A table of the most recent alerts that have been triggered across the monitored environment.|
This is the default view for the navigation bar:
|1. Sidebar toggle||The bars (or hamburger) button toggles the visibility of the left sidebar (the overview options and targets information)|
|2. SQL Sentry logo||Selecting the SQL Sentry logo returns you to the home (Health Overview) view.|
|3. Date Selector||This is disabled on the default home view due to the nature of the health score calculation. On other views, such as Dashboards, it allows you to select a time frame for which to display data on the view:|
Note: Use to pause live data, to jump to current data, and to view live data where applicable.
|4. Feedback||Select the feedback button to submit ideas about any issues, features you'd like to see, or suggested changes.|
|5. Documentation||Select the documentation button to open the Monitor documentation in SentryOne Docs.|
|6. Profile||Select the user profile button to change your password or log out of Monitor.|
The sidebar has five main areas:
Applies to the following products and features: The on-premises SQL Sentry Portal feature for SQL Sentry. See the Getting Started with SentryOne Portal article for more details.
In SQL Sentry Portal, the bottom of the sidebar contains a group for Unwatched Servers (similar to Inventory view). Unwatched servers are not currently being monitored by SQL Sentry. Use the SQL Sentry client to watch a target (you may need to purchase additional licenses).
Note: A banner appears an individual unwatched targets across the SQL Sentry Portal views.
When you select a target from the sidebar, the target Health view opens by default. From a target view like Health, the Navigation Bar toggles to a feature menu.
The following options are available for individual targets:
- Dashboards has a drop-down menu to make additional selections. Performance Analysis is the default dashboard view. Any dashboards listed below Performance Analysis are Custom Dashboards. An option to add a new custom dashboard is also available from this menu.
- Storage(For 2021.18 Preview Users only )
- Top SQL
- Blocking (SQL Sentry Portal only)
- Deadlocks (SQL Sentry Portal only)
- TempDB (SQL Sentry Portal only)
Applies to the following products and features: The on-premises SQL Sentry Portal feature for SQL Sentry. See the Getting Started with SQL Sentry Portal article for more details.
If you are using SQL Sentry Portal for SQL Sentry and have multiple SQL Sentry databases, you can configure your portal to display information for all your SQL Sentry databases through a single service. See the Distributed Databases article for more information.