Overview & Navigation
SentryOne Monitor is accessed through a browser at monitor.sentryone.com.
Default Home View
When you first log into SentryOne Monitor, 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 SentryOne Monitor.|
|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. SentryOne logo||Selecting the SentryOne logo returns you to the home (Health Overview) view.|
|3. Product drop-down||The SentryOne product drop-down allows you to switch between Monitor, Test, and Document.|
Note: Each product has their own licensing requirements.
|4. Date Selector||This is disabled on the default home view. 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.
|5. Feedback||Select the feedback button to submit ideas about any issues, features you'd like to see, or suggested changes.|
|6. Documentation||Select the documentation button to open the Monitor documentation in SentryOne Docs.|
|7. 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 SentryOne Portal feature for SQL Sentry. See the Getting Started with SentryOne Portal article for more details.
In SentryOne Portal, the bottom of the sidebar contains a group for Unwatched Servers (similar to Inventory view). Unwatched servers are not currently being monitored by SentryOne. Use the SentryOne client to watch a target (you may need to purchase additional licenses).
Note: A banner appears an individual unwatched targets across the SentryOne 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.
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