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The Technical Specifications show requirements at a high level. For more detailed information, including permissions and ports, see the SQL Secure Product requirements.

What's New

For the new features and fixed issues in the latest version of SQL Secure, see SQL Secure New Features and Fixed Issues.

System Requirements

TypePlatformVersion
Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows
  • 10
  • 8.1 (Collector only)
  • 8
Microsoft Windows Server
  • 2016
  • 2012 R2
  • 2012
  • 2008 R2 SP1 (Collector only)
  • 2008 R2 (Desktop Console only)
  • 2008 SP2+
Cloud (for host and monitoring database instances)
  • Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
  • Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine (VM)

Cloud (for monitoring the managed cloud)
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Azure SQL Database

Development FrameworkMicrosoft .NET4.6+
RepositoryMicrosoft SQL Server (Standard, Enterprise)
  • 2019 (Windows)
  • 2017 (Windows)
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • 2012 SP1
  • 2008 R2
  • 2008 SP1
Audited Database InstancesAmazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for Microsoft SQL Server


Microsoft Azure SQL Database
Microsoft SQL Server (Express, Standard, Enterprise)
  • 2019 (Windows)
  • 2017 (Windows)
  • 2014
  • 2012 SP1
  • 2008 R2
  • 2008 SP1
  • 2005
  • 2000
Web Browser
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0+
  • Mozilla Firefox

Version History

Version 3.3.1

There are no new features for this product version release.

Version 3.3

  • Adds audit support for Amazon RDS and Amazon EC2
  • Installs on Azure VM and Amazon EC2
  • Added security checks to support GDPR and provide GDPR policy template
  • Updated IDERA level 1 to 3 policy templates
  • Enhanced import and export policy
  • Added an option to make bulk changes to email notification settings
  • Archive snapshots for decommissioned servers

Version 3.2

  • Added security templates
  • Updated security templates
  • Added configuration checks
  • Added access checks
  • Added auditing checks
  • Added login checks
  • Added permissions checks

Version 3.1.200

  • Reference decommissioned server instance snapshots

  • Supports TLS 1.2

  • New product versioning

Version 3.1

  • Supports auditing of Azure SQL Database and SQL Server running in Azure virtual machines
  • Expands installation options
  • Moved to Windows .NET Framework 4.6

Version 3.0

  • Added SQL Server file import
  • Added tags for easier server management
  • Added suspect SQL Server logins report
  • Expanded Risk Assessment reporting

Version 2.9

  • Improved name matches selection of rule filter properties
  • Enhanced reporting
  • Supports SQL Server 2016
  • Updated guest user enabled access functionality

Version 2.8

  • Supports SQL Server 2014
  • Supports Always On Availability Groups
  • Install repository on a failover cluster
  • Updated policy templates to use latest versions of SQL Server and OS
  • Updated to a granular process for exporting and importing policies
  • Improved process for registering new SQL Server instances
  • Supports sequence objects for SQL Server 2012
  • Supports users in contained databases for SQL Server 2012 and 2014
  • Added security checks


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