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Database Monitor Template

The Database Monitor Template enables you to monitor the availability of a database and optionally the responsiveness of SQL command. This template is typically used to notify database administrators when a database server is down or slow to respond.

How to configure the Database Monitor Template:

  • From the Menu Bar, select File | New. The Create New Object View displays.
  • From the Create New Object View, expand Templates | Network and Application Monitors then select Database Monitor. The New Template Properties View displays.
  • The Template Properties view contains 3 tabs.

The Options Tab

  • Use the Data Providers drop-down to select the data provider you would like to monitor.
If you have not yet configured the database connection, create a new Data Provider with the role set to None. For more information see: Data Providers
  • Use the Warning trigger and Critical trigger controls to set the connection and command timeout trigger thresholds.
  • Use the Command text box to specify the SQL command to execute (e.g. select * from yourtable).
  • Click the Test button to verify the template is configured property and the monitor executes as expected.
  • Finally, select the General Tab, then click the click the Auto-Generate Name Auto-Generate Name Button button to auto-generate a name based on the configured settings.

Related Topics

Data Providers

Network and Application Monitor Templates