A complete step by step guide on setting up database logging action

How To setup Database Logging Action

Article created 2003-02-24 by Rainer Gerhards.

Start the MonitorWare Agent

Again, you can select the language to use. And
again, I suggest using English, as this makes the guide easier to follow.

Then define a new rule set, right click
"Rules". A pop up menu will appear. Select "Add Rule Set" from this
menu. On screen, it looks as follows:

Then, a wizard starts. Change the name of the
rule to whatever name you like. We will use "Database Logging" in this
example. The screen looks as follow:

Click "Next". A new wizard page appears.

Select only Database Logging. Do not select any
other options for this sample. Also, leave the "Create a Rule for each of the
following actions" setting selected. Click "Next". You will see a
confirmation page. Click "Finish" to create the rule set.

As you can see, the new Rule Set "Database
Logging" is present. Please expand it in the tree view until the action level
of the "Database Logging" Rule and select the "Database Logging" action
to configure.

Now click on the Data Sources (ODBC) button to
open the ODBC Data Source Administrator. Then choose the "System DSN" tab an
click the "Add" button to add a new System-DSN (Select the Microsoft Access
driver like in the screenshot below).

In the next step, click the "Select button and go
to the MonitorWare Agent installation directory (Usual C:\program files\MonitorWare\Agent\)
and choose the sample database called sample97.mdb. After that name the new DSN
with "MyDatabaseDSN" like in the following screenshot and press OK.

Now close the ODBC Data Source Administrator
and switch back to the MonitorWare Agent Client and insert "MyDatabaseDSN"
in the DSN field. Leave all other settings in their default and save the