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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