DiskPulse Server SQL Database Reports

DiskPulse allows one to save disk change monitoring reports in an SQL database. In order to enable SQL database reports, open the main settings page and click on the 'Configure SQL Database' link. On the SQL database configuration page enter the ODBC data source, user name and password to use to save reports to the SQL database.

Now, open the advanced disk change monitoring options page, press the 'Add Action' button and select the 'Save Report to SQL Database' action type. During the disk change monitoring process, DiskPulse server will save every X detected file system changes to the specified SQL database according to the configuration set on the advanced monitoring options page.

With an enabled and properly configured SQL database, all reports saved in the SQL database will be displayed on the reports page. In order to open the reports page, press the 'Reports' button located on the DiskPulse Server main status page. For each disk change monitoring report, the reports page shows the report ID, the report date and time, the name of the disk change monitoring command generated the report and the number of file system changes saved in each specific report.

DiskPulse Server provides the ability to export previously saved disk change monitoring reports to one of the standard report formats including HTML, text, Excel CSV, XML, PDF and the DiskPulse native report format. In order to export a previously saved disk change monitoring report, press the 'Save' button located in the 'Tools' column.

In order to open a previously saved disk change monitoring report, just click on the report item displayed on the reports page. For each detected file system change, the disk change monitoring results page shows the date and time of the change, the type of the change operation (created, modified, deleted, etc.), the size of the file as recorded at the time of the change, the owner of the changed file or directory and the name of the changed file or directory.