How to Exclude TEMPDB or other Database from the Days Since Last Backup Metric for a MS SQL Server Target (Doc ID 1350485.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Miscellaneous Plug-ins - Version 11.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.5.0 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

After adding an MS SQL server target, metric "Days since last backup" needs to be configured to avoid unwanted alerts for events or incidents. This configuration is required to be done for tempdb. Backup cannot be performed by design on tempdb database in MS SQL Servers.

 

Solution

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