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  1. Webhook Filter on Alert Severtiy

    Situation: After setting up a webhook of SQL Monitor to Service Now we are getting tickets of all priorities

    Background: We would only like tickets to be created that are actionable

    Assessment: We can enable this on the javascript side of the service now webhook to remove low priority webhook calls however it would be prefered to do it in RedGate

    Recommendation: Is it possible to have the same feature that email has "Call webhooks only if alert severity is High or Medium only"

    8 votes
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  2. Estate view (SQL Server version) Discrepancies

    For the SQL 2016 versions of SQL Server, we are seeing the software is flagging as "not current". However, we do have the latest SP/GDR.

    This issue lies with the Azure Connect Feature which only applies to connections to Azure based on an article we read. . (https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/sql/releases/sqlserver-2016/build-versions)

    We do not use Azure so we feel that this should not be a required patch.

    2 votes
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  3. Job failing Alert option for number of consecutive failures in a row

    I have some SQL Agent jobs that run every 2 minutes and legitimately fail occasionally to circumstances outside our control.
    I need to be alerted if the job is constantly failing, e.g. failed 5 times in a row, but I do not care about one off failures.

    Having a customisable option for individual jobs to alert only after X consecutive failures would be fantastic.

    3 votes
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  4. Show query history for custom date range in "Top Queries" view

    In the top queries window, the history can only be searched via three date ranges:

    Zoom Range,
    Window Range,
    All history

    It would be good to be able to search a custom date range to make the graph easier to see for a time period of interest. Window range is only three days max and all time can be too broad.

    5 votes
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  5. Pause auto-refresh when you view query recommendations.

    When a user clicks on query recommendations, the auto-refresh needs to be paused. Otherwise, the recommendation pop-up window closes when Monitor refreshes.

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  6. see a greater time range in the Overview

    Often customers would like to see a broader overview, eg a whole week or a classic working week (Mon-Fri). It would be great if we can extend the overview to 5 or even 7 days.

    3 votes
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  7. Support Monitor Ubuntu with another port ( not port default 22)

    Dear Development Team,
    Currently, I'm using SQL Server running on Ubuntu ( with SSH port 5678). I can't connect to OS Linux via SSH port 5678. I don't see where to input the port (not the default port). I want the Team to enhance the feature allow to the input SSH port.

    I have created an issue to discuss here (https://productsupport.red-gate.com/hc/en-us/requests/305026)
    Thanks,
    Khoa.Nguyen

    1 vote
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  8. Show login and client hostname/IP address for Top Queries on PostgreSQL

    Re: PostgreSQL Monitoring

    Please add information about the connection that the queries (in the Top Queries section) were executed on, specifically the client machine hostname/ IP address and the login name.

    4 votes
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  9. more results per page

    Results per page. Increase the number of results per page or in the waits section there is a checkbox for maximum 50 results too custom number

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  10. Grant user access down to SQL instance or database level

    Currently the lowest level we can grant users access to cluster level. In multi-instance clusters this gives too much. Need to scope user access to instance and database level.

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  11. Clear RedGate Alerts automatically

    Once the alert is taken care of, RedGate should send an email saying that the alert is cleared. Also, there is no need of a clear button in the web interface, it should be done automatically.

    2 votes
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  12. Longest queries which are running on each server.

    Right now we are getting only 4 queries. Also, if we check Database, these are only the system databases, Actual databases are not considered here.
    Our requirement is to get the Longest queries which are running on each server. After getting these details performance optimisation team is going to check those queries and try to optimise them. Can we get these details?

    1 vote
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  13. Have a free-text notes field for each server\instance

    A notes field can be used for any useful information such as business contacts, service hours or documentation links, etc.

    16 votes
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  14. Customize email alert recurrence to receive it more often

    Have an option to change how often I want the email alerts to come. Let's say I want to track the alert for every, and I mean every, SQL job failure. Everytime a job fails, even when I intentionally fail it, I want to receive a mail.

    3 votes
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  15. Set a custom alert for a individual tracked query

    We can track query's from the analysis page - good for when you want to see how a query changes over time. What would be even better would be to be able to set an alert on a tracked query on any metric but for example, the execution time so we can get an early alert if it is taking a long time to execute and it's business critical

    1 vote
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  16. Ability to filter "TOP Queries" by login

    Often we want to filter queries not only per existing options (database, parent or query) but it's useful to be able to search for a specific login.

    Could you allow searching by login using "l:" or "login:"?

    9 votes
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  17. Mask sensitive data from deadlock and top queries

    We want to let developers use SQL Monitor, but for that sensitive data has to be masked. Two places that come in mind where we can things like literals in WHERE clause etc are deadlock and top queries. This would ideally be combined with a security group which which the masking should apply.

    3 votes
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  18. contained

    Add support for Contained Availability Groups (CAG) in SQL Server 2022
    This is actually a feature that broke with the new version. There is no ability to monitor SQL Agent Jobs.

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  19. Produce a long running queries report ordered by average execution time

    I have been tasked with identifying queries with the longest average execution time so that they can be targeted for optimization. In the server overview this can be done in the top queries section, however this obviously only shows queries for that instance.

    In the reporting tab I can create a report for long running queries, but it is based around total execution time. It would be useful if this could be ordered by average execution time.

    A query that runs 100,000 times and takes 10ms will have a higher overall execution time than one that runs 50 times and…

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  20. Add Top Waits info for PostgreSQL

    Re: PostgreSQL Monitoring

    Please add the ability to show wait stats by wait type as you have for SQL Server.

    3 votes
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