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The advanced filtering allows you to apply multiple filters using conditional statements such as AND, OR, or NOT, and operators like Does not contain, Contains, Equals, Does not equal.

The principal function of this filtering option is the Advanced Filter button.

Advance Filter

When you select the Advanced Filter button, a drop-down menu opens with a list of configured filters.

At the top of the Drop-Down list you have the option to Create New Filter, the button opens a new wizard:

On the Custom Filter Name define a name for the filter.

The Add Filter button adds a row of parameters to define the filter, according the order, on each raw field you can select:

First ColumnSecond ColumnThird ColumnFourth Column
  • SQL Server
  • Status
  • Edition
  • # of DBs
  • Size (MB)
  • Owner
  • Location
  • Clustered
  • Discovery methods
  • Contains
  • Between
  • After
  • Before
  • >=
  • <=
  • Equals
  • List of instances
  • Instances status (UP, DOWN).
  • Edition (PRO, ULTIMATE, Enterprise)
  • Number of databases (10, 20, 30)
  • Size (MB) (100 MB, 200 MB, 600 MB)
  • Owner (Product Manager, Developer)
  • Location (CA, Austin)
  • Clustered (No, Yes)
  • Discovery methods (Browser, Service, Service 1)
  • Range of date and time
  • AND
  • OR
  • NOT

The third column varies according the first and second columns.

You can add as many rows as you require in your filter.

After configuring you filter you can Apply Filters without Saving and the filter will be available in the principal drop-down list with an Unsaved Filter name.

Or Save and Filter and the filter will be saved with the name you assigned to it. After saving a tag will be placed above the grid.

Pointing to the filter name, the Edit and Delete options will display. The Save option will only be available for Unsaved filters.

The Edit opens the advanced filtering wizard again, you can change parameters and Apply or Save your filter.

The Delete option deletes the filter permanently.

Export Filter

You can export the filtered results in three different formats:

  • Excel
  • CSV
  • HTML

Clear Filters

When there are no filters applied this button is disabled.

With this option enabled, you can remove the tag filters placed above the grid. If only one filter is selected before clicking the Clear Filters, only that filter is deleted.

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