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Defining and Using Machine Groups in the Performance Sentry PDB

Defining and using machine groups are important features of the Performance Sentry Performance Database (PDB).  Machine groups are especially useful in managing the performance data from hundreds or thousands of machines.  Additionally, using machine groups improves charting and reporting performance in the Performance Sentry Portal. “A Guide to Using Machine Groups Effectively in the Performance […]

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Performance Sentry Cumulative Maintenance Released

Demand Technology Software announced a cumulative maintenance distribution encompassing fixes and enhancements to the Performance Sentry collection service, Performance Sentry Administration, the Performance Sentry Web Portal, and the NTSMF PDB data utilities. It is available immediately for download for both new and existing customers. The Performance Sentry collection service version 4.0.0.15, which is included in […]

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Demand Technology Software Announces v2.4 of the Performance Sentry Web Portal

Cape Coral, Florida, United States – Version 2.4 of the Performance Sentry Web Portal is available today, Demand Technology Software announced. It is available for download for both new and existing customers. The Performance Sentry Web Portal is a web front end to the company’s Microsoft SQL Server-based Performance Database (PDB), which can be configured […]

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Using Crystal Reports with the Portal to Produce Customized Capacity Planning Reports

A Performance Sentry Portal user emailed support wanting to know how to use Crystal Reports to query the MS-SQL database to generate three basic management reports to illustrate: Average CPU usage in a predefined period (monthly, quarterly, etc.) Average memory usage (PF usage) in a predefined period (monthly, quarterly, etc.) Average disk usage in a […]

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Running the Performance Sentry Portal in Windows 2003

Introduction The purpose of this document is to describe in detail how to modify the Performance Sentry Portal (hereafter referred to as “the Portal”) authentication and authorization settings. By default, the Portal is configured to use Windows authentication to control access to the web pages as well as to control how the Portal itself connects […]

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