SQL Monitor provides alert types for each category of monitored object (machine, SQL Server instance, Azure SQL Database etc). It provides sensible factory defaults for each alert type so that alerts can be raised as soon as you've installed the application. However, if you are flooded with alerts and can’t find the focus easily then we recommend you fine tune them.
- Customize alerting strategy using the Monitored Servers hierarchy.
- Review raised alerts and disable alerts that are not relevant to you.
- Review the default settings for all alerts (severity, threshold).
- Set up email notifications for alerts so the right team gets them first.
- Create Report (Add tile > Tile type (Alert) > Filter(Custom)) on things that matter to you using alert Custom Filter.
- Set up an Alert Suppression Window for alerts that can be safely ignored, for instance, maintenance.