This section explains each of the properties in the configuration blade.
This associates this Agent to a specific Collection and defaults to that of the current Data Stream.
Polling Interval (seconds)
This determines how often the data is read from the table, e.g. every ten seconds.
Use Connection Variables
Tick to select saved variables; or enter the text manually for the authentication properties.
The address of the SQL Server server instance.
The user name to use for authenticating the connection.
Use SQL Server Authentication
Enables SQL Server Authentication instead of Windows Authentication. This will allow you to specify the Password for authentication of the connection.
The password to use for authenticating the connection.
Once all the Server properties are entered, the Agent will attempt to open a connection with the database server. If successful, then the Database property will be populated with a list of available databases to select.
The name of the database to connect to. Once selected, the Table property will be populated with the list of available tables in the database.
The name of the table to connect to. Once selected, the Columns To Return property will be populated with the list of columns from the selected table.
Columns To Return
The columns which the Agent should return. If no columns are specified, the Agent will return all the columns from the table.
Limit Rows By
Limits the returned rows by, Number (e.g. first 100 rows) or, Duration (e.g. 7 days or 24 hours). Optional.
Number of Rows
The number of rows that should be returned. Applies if Number is chosen for Limit Rows By.
Day, Hour or Minute. Applies if Duration is chosen for Limit Rows By.
The value of the duration. Applies if Duration is chosen for Limit Rows By.
The column to use as the timestamp for calculating the duration. Applies if Duration is chosen for Limit Rows By.
Rules for filtering the returned results.
The columns that the results should be sorted by. Multiple columns and direction can be specified.
The read events will be made available on this Endpoint with attributes matching those specified in the Columns To Return property.
If errors are encountered during the execution of this Agent they will be published on this Endpoint.