• DPA Custom Metrics - Hiding tabs on non-applicable SQL Server Instances

    Hi all, I've set up a custom metric that does a SQL query to find out how many users have registered in the past day from a specific application database.  This query only applies to one of our database instance...
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  • DPA Active Directory error

    On entering my connection information for Active director I receive this error: The AD-required name format is invalid.  Is this in reference to the domain name, or the username?  What format should be used?
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  • Installation of DPA, VMAN, SRM and NPM

    Hi,   I am looking to install DPA, VMAN, SRM and NPM asap, do they need installing on separate servers (seem to remember seeing a thread regarding DPA and NPM not installing on the same server). I plan on creat...
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  • What We Are Working On for DPA (Updated March 13, 2019)

    To receive updates on the DPA roadmap, JOIN thwack and BOOKMARK this page   Here is a partial list of the things we are currently working on. Your comments and feedback are always welcome, and have been vital in...
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  • Network requirements for DPA - USA and UK DB Servers

    Hi   We currently have DPA in the US and the UK.  UK is monitoring UK DB servers and US monitoring US DB servers.   Is there any issue with bringing over the monitoring of the US DB servers into the U...
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  • Create-Update NAMEs for HASHes.txt

    First attempt to create NAMEs for HASHes and insert them into the CON_SQL_NAME table. There are known limitations: - the CON_SQL_NAME table requires a unique HASH and a unique NAME - the CON_SQL_NAME table does NOT ...
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  • Metrics and / or components monitored by DPA

    Hi everyone, I wonder if DPA has any list of monitored components without SAM (SAM Component Monitor Types and SAM Template Reference). Thank
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  • Merging/Joining 2 DPA Repositories

    Hi,   We have 2 servers with 2 DPA installations and 2 repositories, one of them internally and the other one in an Azure server. We want to migrate the internal one to the Azure server and we want to be able to...
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  • No response when click Create New DPA Repository

    I am trying to install DPA 12 in a VM running Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server. When I click on "Create New DPA Repository" there was no response. May I know what is the reason?
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  • Custom Alert - Jobs running longer than usual

    This computes the average duration of a job from the job history tables, and computes a number representing how many times longer it is currently running than usual.   For example. Job1 usually takes 30 minutes...
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  • Which wait types constitute "Memory/CPU"

    Can someone please tell me which SQL Server wait types constitute "Memory/CPU" in DPA? It's always the largest portion of my waits and I'm not sure specifically what they are since other CPU waits like SOS_SCHEDULER_Y...
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  • Do you manage Oracle Databases with DPA?

    If so, we want to talk to you!   The DPA team is working on refreshing their registration flows and we have some specific questions related to Oracle.   Please email me at carley.cousineau@solarwinds.com if ...
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  • Number of CPU & Memory Spike of a Node information Stored in which Database table

    Hello,   I want to know in which database table of solarwinds the number of CPU & Memory spike of a Nodes information gets stored.
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  • Using DPA to find what queries are running at a particular point in time

    Hi have a slight issue in that I am not a DBA so I'm not 100% sure what to look for. We had an issue last night on one of our main BI DBs where IO to the Temp DB drive went nuts;   Log Name:  Application So...
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  • Host Dropped Received Packets - VM Option

    Hi guys,   I have two SQL servers on two different ESX host which have the VM license enabled.   Both have a lot of "Host Dropped Received Packets"   I see between 50 000 and 150 000 "host dropped re...
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  • Is it possible to configure MS SQL DPA to monitor only one database in instance

    Is it possible to configure MS SQL DPA to monitor only one database in instance? Thanks
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  • DPA monitoring of single database on shared instance

    We want to monitor a client of ours with DPA but they have a very particular architecture. They have a single DB instance with multiple databases, and we only own one of the databases. We would need DPA to be able to ...
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  • Adding Critical for jobs that are failing

    I want to add critical for selective jobs under 'SQL Server Job Failure' alert type. How can I  do that ?
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  • Currently evaluating DPA seeing lots of wait time caused by CPU/RAM but...

    Not seeing excessive CPU utilization and have allocated the max that SQL 2017 will allow for RAM and he'll have plenty of overhead for the OS. For instance I'm seeing a lot of wait time sourced from CPU/RAM this morni...
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  • DPA depreciating support for older SQL Server Instances what happens if we update?

    Hello DPA.  I was planning on updating the version of DPA that we run until one of the DBAs pointed out this feature below.   So at this point it looks like I will have to remain on 12.1.6 until at some ...
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