The General tab of the Registered SQL Server Properties window allows you to change the description of this registered SQL Server instance, and view general properties such as audit settings.
Allows you to send audit setting updates to the SQL Compliance Manager Agent running on this SQL Server instance. This action is available when you update audit settings between heartbeats, and the Collection Server has not yet sent your changes to the SQL Compliance Manager Agent.
To diagnose SQL Compliance Manager Agent issues, check the SQL Compliance Manager Agent status and review the SQL Compliance Manager Agent properties.
Provides the name of the selected SQL Server instance. If you are auditing a local instance, the SQL Server instance name is the name of the physical computer hosting this instance.
Provides the version number of SQL Server running on this registered instance.
Allows you to specify a description for this instance. The Management Console uses this description when you view SQL Server properties or report on audit data. Consider including information about the databases hosted on this instance, or the organization to which this instance belongs.
Provides the current status of this instance. The current status indicates whether SQL Server is available and the SQL Compliance Manager Agent Service and Collection Service are running. Use the Registered SQL Servers tab to see an overview of the status of all registered SQL Server instances.
Provides the date and time when this instance was registered. By default, auditing is enabled when the instance is registered with SQL Compliance Manager.
Provides the date and time when audit settings were last modified on this instance.
Provides the date and time when the SQL Compliance Manager Agent auditing this instance contacted the Collect Server. This communication is called a heartbeat. Typically, the SQL Compliance Manager Agent receives audit setting updates during a heartbeat.
Provides the date and time when the Collection Server last received audited events (SQL trace files) from the SQL Compliance Manager Agent.
Provides the following information about the status of your audit settings:
- Whether auditing is enabled on this instance
- When the SQL Compliance Manager Agent auditing this instance received the last audit setting updates
- Whether the audit settings are current
If the audit settings are not current, you can send your updates to the SQL Compliance Manager Agent by clicking Update now.
Event Database Information
Provides the following information about audited events collected on this instance:
- Name of the database where audited events processed by the Collection Server are stored
- Whether the Repository databases passed the last audit data integrity check
- When the last audit data integrity check was performed
Time of Last Archive
Provides the date and time when audited events collected for this SQL Server instance were last archived.
Last Archive Results
Provides the results of the data integrity check. SQL Compliance Manager automatically performs a data integrity check each time you archive audited events from the Repository databases.