ManageEngine® SQLDBManager Plus


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Configuring Alarms

What is an Alarm?

Alarms are notifications generated based on some condition or criteria, helping to detect problems when any of the servers running in the network is experiencing it. This improves the fault management ensuring productive databse monitoring.


There are three severity levels for the Alarms and they are

Alarms are generated for the following type of attributes:

  1. Availability of a SQL server. When the availability of the SQL server is down, the severity is represented as and when it is up, the severity is represented as .

  2. Health of a SQL Server.

  3. Attributes of a SQL Server. Alarms will be generated, if the threshold profile condition set for these attributes is met.


  • The availability of a SQL Server requires no configurations from your side.

  • Alarms are also generated based on dependencies configured to the attributes. Refer to Configuring Dependencies section for more details.


The Alarms screen provides the following.

The following steps will generate alarms and perform actions based on your configuration. Go through the following sections to know about the configurations.

  1. Creating Threshold Profile

  2. Creating Actions

  3. Associating Threshold and Action with Attributes

  4. Configuring Dependencies

  5. Configuring Consecutive Polls


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User Details

Alarm Details