Health Monitor configuration tabs - Security Center 5.8

Security Center Administrator Guide 5.8

series
Security Center 5.8
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2020-08-17

You configure the settings of the Health Monitor role from the Roles view of the System task in Security Center Config Tool.

Health Monitor - Properties tab

Click the Properties tab to configure the health events to be monitored.
Client app. maintenance mode
Turn this option on to set the client applications in maintenance mode.
Events to monitor
Select which events you want the Health Monitor role to watch.

Health Monitor - Resources tab

Click the Resources tab to configure the servers and database assigned to this role.
Servers
Servers hosting this role.
Database status
Current status of the database.
Database server
Name of the SQL Server service. The value (local)\SQLEXPRESS corresponds to Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express Edition installed by default with Security Center Server.
Database
Name of the database instance.
Actions
Maintenance functions you can perform on the role database:
Create a database ()
Create a new database with the option to overwrite the existing one.
Delete the database ()
Delete the database.
Database info ()
Show the database information.
Notifications ()
Set up notifications for when the database space is running low.
Resolve conflicts ()
Resolve conflicts caused by imported entities.
Backup/Restore ()
Back up or restore the database.
Authentication
Specifies which SQL Server authentication is to be used:
Windows
(Default) Use Windows authentication when the role server and the database server are on the same domain.
SQL Server
Use SQL Server authentication when the role server and the database server are not on the same domain. Mandatory for Azure SQL Database. You must specify a username and password in this case.
Database security
Security options for communication between the role and its database server.
Encrypt connections
(Default) Uses Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol for all transactions between the role and the database server. This option prevents eavesdropping and requires no setup on your part.
Validate certificate
Authenticates the database server before opening a connection. This is the most secure communication method and prevents man-in-the-middle attacks. The Encrypt connections option must first be enabled.
NOTE: You must deploy a valid identity certificate on the database server. A valid certificate is one that is signed by a certificate authority (CA) that is trusted by all servers hosting the role and that is not expired.