This article provides key information and links to all important ApexSQL Audit installation articles, making it easier for users to locate relevant articles and easy implement ApexSQL Audit into their respective environment.
Permissions and requirements
Check out all ApexSQL Audit permissions and requirements in one place.
Description: The best place to start investigation on ApexSQL Audit is the ApexSQL Audit permissions and requirements article which provides detailed information about required permissions and software requirements for ApexSQL Audit installation. Here, users will be able to see what windows and SQL Server privileges are required for the users running and working with the specific ApexSQL Audit components and plan accordingly.
ApexSQL Audit installation recommendations, best practices and alternatives
This article describes three main installation approaches for ApexSQL Audit and offers recommendation to users how to choose the most suitable one for their environment
Description: Once the user has familiarized himself with the basics of ApexSQL Audit, the first big decision that needs to be made is how to implement ApexSQL Audit into the specific environment. To ensure that all available alternatives are considered, and that user decides on the best possible solution, the ApexSQL Audit installation recommendations, best practices and alternatives article provides detailed information on what should be taken into consideration when deciding on the architecture of ApexSQL Audit, as well as detailed comparison of different approaches with all (dis)advantages of each method highlighted and explained in great details.
Installing ApexSQL Audit
A detailed step by step guide on how to install all different ApexSQL Audit components
Type: Article and video
Description: Finally, once the decision on which installation will be used is made, the Installing ApexSQL Audit article offers great overview of the installation process and information on installing different components. Additionally, this article is available as a video guide, so it is recommended to explore both for maximum knowledge on how to install ApexSQL Audit directly on the production server and perform auditing locally.
How to audit remote SQL Server instances
This guide offers detailed guide on installation of ApexSQL Audit when auditing is performed remotely
Description: For those that have opted to perform remote auditing of SQL Server instances, the ApexSQL Audit – How to audit remote SQL Server instances article offers step by step guide on what to install and where, which permissions and tasks must be fulfilled to complete the installation process from start to finish and ensure remote auditing is successfully implemented and achieved.
Deploying, installing and configuring ApexSQL Audit in a clustered environment
This article will guide users through the whole implementation process when SQL Server failover clusters need to be audited
Description: When users are considering implementation of ApexSQL Audit in a cluster environment, installation process defers slightly in comparison to when ApexSQL Audit is configured to audit standalone SQL Server instances. For this purpose, every cluster server user should visit the Deploying, installing and configuring ApexSQL Audit in a clustered environment article which includes all information needed for full implementation of ApexSQL Audit into any failover cluster environment.
ApexSQL Audit installation terms, definitions, and network topography
Users can see a full overview of ApexSQL Audit network as well as detailed descriptions of all ApexSQL Audit components.
Description: ApexSQL Audit enables users to audit both local and remotely located SQL Server instances, and specific components need to be installed on all machines that host SQL Server instances that will be audited, with specific users running different services. To better understand network topography of ApexSQL Audit, the ApexSQL Audit installation terms, definitions, and network topography article provides detailed information and graphical presentation of ApexSQL Audit network so that the users can quickly learn about the full network as well as how to plan the implementation accordingly.
ApexSQL Audit glossary of terms
This article includes a glossary of terms commonly related to ApexSQL Audit components, features and processes.
Description: To help any new or experienced user sink deeper into ApexSQL Audit features, the ApexSQL Audit glossary of terms article is a great place to look for and learn about different features of ApexSQL Audit and ensure that all terms revolving around ApexSQL Audit are clear and understood in a proper way and to clear all existing uncertainties.
ApexSQL Audit installation FAQs
Find answers to all installation related frequently asked questions in one place.
Description: In addition to the ApexSQL Audit glossary, the best place to find some commonly requested answers is to check out the ApexSQL Audit installation FAQs article related both to SQL Server and ApexSQL Audit itself.
Remote installation of ApexSQL Audit auditing service
This article explains how to remotely install auditing service components on many machines at once
Description: Last, but not least, for those that need to perform remote installation of ApexSQL Audit service due to the network, environment or access limitations, the Remote installation of ApexSQL Audit auditing instance (service) article offers step by step guide to achieve this task several simple steps. This will enable users to install auditing instance components on multiple machines at once, shortening the installation process for environments with many different SQL Server instances scattered over different machines.
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