Managing the Database Backend
GFI EndPointSecurity provides the option to either use an available Microsoft SQL Server or else to automatically download and install Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express on the same computer where GFI EndPointSecurity management console is installed.
This section provides you with information related to managing and maintaining the database where data gathered by GFI EndPointSecurity is stored. After installing GFI EndPointSecurity you can choose to:
- Download and install an instance of Microsoft SQL Server Express Edition and to automatically create a database for GFI EndPointSecurity. This can be done through the Quick Start wizardA wizard to guide you in the configuration of GFI EndPointSecurity with custom settings. It is launched upon the initial launch of GFI EndPointSecurity management console and is intended for first time use..
- Connect to an available Microsoft SQL Server instance and connect to an existing database or else create a new one. This can be done through the Quick Start wizard, the General Status or the Options sub-tabs.