SELECT Statement executed against Classified table

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Uses Server and database audit to track SELECT statements. First Create a Server audit: [crayon-5c12b5d202e03204811083/] Then a database specific Audit based on this server audit: (in this case on the Database: WideworldImporters, schema “Sales” and table: “Customers” [crayon-5c12b5d202e0a045200207/] Then setup the custom metric: Read more

Full backup to odd path

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This custom metric queries the MSDB database to search for multiple paths for a full backup Read more

Database user added

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This custom metric queries the default trace to find events related to whenever a login is added as a database user to a database. Read more

Login added to serverrole

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This custom metric queries the default trace to find events related to Server roles being altered Read more

New Server Login Added

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This custom metric queries the default trace to find events related to creation of new Server Logins Read more

Space used by database objects

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This metric reports the total space used by database files in GB. This includes data files but excludes log files. This lets you track the growth of the databases over time so you can be aware of future space requirements. Alternatively, the following T-SQL can be used for SQL Server 2012 and higher: [crayon-5c12b5d2030fd666456827/] Read more

Non-Microsoft loaded modules

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This metric returns the number of non-Microsoft modules loaded into the SQL Server address space. Having a lot of modules loaded into the address space can cause performance issues in SQL Server. This metric lets you keep an eye on how many modules you have, other than those created by Microsoft. Thanks to Nicolaas Botes for […] Read more

SQL Server instance restarted

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This metric and alert will notify you when a SQL Server instance is restarted for any reason. The value returned by the metric is not useful on its own, and is only used by the alert to detect changes. When the server has not been restarted it will report 0 , and when the server […] Read more

Default user service account

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This metric checks whether SQL Server services are running under any of the default accounts, such as localsystem. Using a default account for SQL Server services can be a security risk. Read more

Principals with sysadmin login

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This metric counts the number of principals who are members of the sysadmin fixed server role. Adding a normal user to this role could pose a security risk and is not recommended. Read more