ManageEngine Debuts Real-Time Auditing in SQLDBManager Plus

DBAs Receive Instant Alerts for Server and Database-Level Security Changes

  • Enables DBAs to respond faster to critical changes that occur on Microsoft SQL Servers, with real-time notifications
  • Traces the particular IP address and application from which an event is triggered
  • Download the 15-day free trial of SQLDBManager Plus at

PLEASANTON, Calif. - November 3, 2015 - ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the availability of real-time alerts for SQL Server audit activities in SQLDBManager Plus, its availability and performance monitoring solution for Microsoft SQL Server. This new capability notifies DBAs the moment any anomalous activity is detected and finds the root cause, enabling a faster threat mitigation response.

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"Considering the wealth of valuable information organizations have in SQL Servers and the IT industry's toughened security management guidance for SQL Servers, DBAs need a consolidated tool to monitor, report, and alert on SQL audit activities,î said Aravindhan Jaganathan, product manager at ManageEngine. "Now, SQLDBManager Plus instantly alerts on suspicious transactions and generates comprehensive audit reports. As a result, DBAs can take immediate corrective actions and prevent similar attacks in the future.î

Tighter SQL Security, Real-Time Audit Alerts, SQL Server Extended Events

The latest version of SQLDBManager Plus enhances its auditing capabilities with real-time audit alerts that are issued as soon as it tracks any unexpected changes in the server. The product lets users configure alarms for the audit events and receive alerts in real time, via email or SMS. It even lets users execute query actions for critical and unauthorized changes made to the SQL Server.

The comprehensive auditing system in SQLDBManager Plus provides robust reports that give insight into minute details of the SQL Server by tracking various events on multiple SQL Server instances. The pre-defined reports are augmented with additional custom reports, designed to meet specific user requirements.

  • The login audit trail report provides all captured events such as successful login, logout, and password changes on the audited SQL Server instance.
  • The access change report helps track events related to unauthorized attempts to make changes on the database, server and object levels.
  • The custom reporting capability allows users to create reports for events such as Add Role Event, DBCC Event Class, Add Member to DB Role and more.

The right combination of reports, with real-time alerts, will help database administrators identify potential internal and external threats to the security of the organization's sensitive information, sustain regulatory compliance, tighten security, minimize risk and avoid unnecessary downtime.

Pricing and Availability

SQLDBManager Plus v6 prices start at $795 for up to five SQL Server instances. A free, fully functional, 15-day trial version is available at Existing customers can access the SQL Server real-time auditing feature when they upgrade to the latest build.

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About ManageEngine SQLDBManager Plus

ManageEngine SQLDBManager Plus is comprehensive Microsoft SQL Server availability and performance monitoring software that helps DBAs ensure high performance and uptime of their critical database servers. It provides a holistic view of production databases and tracks database usage to help with capacity planning and troubleshoot any performance related issues. For more information on ManageEngine SQLDBManager Plus, please visit

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ManageEngine delivers the real-time IT management tools that empower IT teams to meet organizational needs for real-time services and support. Worldwide, established and emerging enterprises - including more than 60 percent of the Fortune 500 - rely on ManageEngine products to ensure the optimal performance of their critical IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine is a division of Zoho Corporation with offices worldwide, including the United States, India, Singapore, Japan and China. For more information, please visit; follow the company blog at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @ManageEngine.

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