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Welcome to the Redgate SQL Monitor feature suggestions list. Tell us how we can improve SQL Monitor by voting on these suggestions or by submitting your own ideas.

This is the easiest way to make an impact on SQL Monitor’s roadmap. Check out the completed suggestions to see how your ideas have influenced us in the past. Please note that this list is one of multiple sources that drive our development, meaning that we will not always implement the highest-ranking suggestions.

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  1. Prevent Active Directory lockout from a single failed attempt to log into the dashboard

    If the user mistypes their password when trying to log into the SQL Monitor dashboard, their Windows account gets locked out in Active Directory. This happens on the first failed attempt, so presumably there's an automatic retry happening.

    (This ticket is similar to https://sqlmonitor.uservoice.com/forums/91743-suggestions/suggestions/16845169-keep-from-locking-account-when-registering-server, but that one is for the server monitor login and this is for the dashboard user's personal login)

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  2. Hide Nonrelevant Metrics

    The addition of Azure metrics has made the selection of metrics within the analysis page less efficient; as there are now twice as many items to pick from, many with the exact same name. In my environment, there are no Azure databases being monitored, so these metrics only serve as a clutter. It would be nice if metrics were hidden that aren't applicable to the list of monitoring SQL Servers.

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    under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Make alert configuration levels more discoverable

    CONTEXT: In SQL Monitor, you can configure alert behaviour down to the object level (such as the Database or the Job level). This is useful e.g. when we have specific databases with different backup policies to our global configuration, since we can specifiy "special rules" for individual databases.

    PROBLEM: It is counterintuitive how to do so, and many people don't spot the left-hand drilldown navigation - this makes you think that you can only configure on the global and the server level! Also, when we have created an override, it's easy to forget so causes surprise when we change the…

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  4. Per database table fragmentation.....

    I would like to see a a Sql Monitor "information" page that shows the "top 10" fragmented tables on a per database level.

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  5. Alert statistics over time

    I would like to see which alerts are firing more frequent over time.
    It would be nice to be able to see alert statistics over time, tabluar or graphical.

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    under review  ·  Adam responded

    We’re reviewing this and would appreciate any more context on what you would like to do with the information.

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