Documentation forSQL Sentry

Virtualization Node


The Virtualization node houses the support for VMware and Hyper-V virtualization options.

SQL Sentry Navigator Pane Virtualization Node


To add a vCenter, right-click on the VMware node in the Navigator pane, and then select Add vCenter.

SQL Sentry Navigator Pane VMware

Enter the display name and your credentials, or check the box to select Use Windows session authentication. Select the Site drop-down menu to choose which site will be responsible for the monitoring of the vCenter.

SQL Sentry Add vCenter window

Note:  To add a vCenter, the monitoring service must be a configured user on the vCenter implementation and must have read-only access at minimum. For more information, see the VMware Overview for SQL Sentry topic.
Important:  If using SSPI authentication, be sure to select a site where the monitoring service has at least read-only access to the vCenter.


Whenever a Hyper-V guest or host is monitored with SQL Sentry, it appears under the Hyper-V node. If the host is monitored with SQL Sentry, all of the host's guests appear as well. If only a guest is watched with SQL Sentry, that guest's host displays. For more information, see the Windows & Hyper-V Overview topic.

SQL Sentry Navigator Pane Hyper-V Node