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SQL Sentry Getting Started Guide

Welcome to the SQL Sentry Getting Started Guide.

To learn about monitoring with SQL Sentry, SolarWinds recommends that you complete the following tasks:

Install SQL Sentry.

See the SQL Sentry Installation and Upgrade Guide for system requirements, planning checklists, and installation or upgrade instructions.

Review the SQL Sentry Getting Started Overview

Complete SQL Sentry On-boarding

Monitor additional targets

Get started with Performance Analysis
Get started with the Event Calendar
Get started with SQL Sentry Portal
Review Conditions, Actions, and Settings
Configure Actions and Settings
Build Advisory Conditions

When you have finished this guide, see the Administrator Guide for information about other SQL Sentry functionality.

Existing customers: Access your licensed software from the SolarWinds Customer Portal. If you need any implementation help, contact our Support Reps.

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