Creating a new database

GFI EventsManager enables you to have multiple databases to store processed event logs. Through the Events Browser, Reporting tab and other locations, you can easily switch from one database to another, allowing you to view events or generate reports from multiple databases. Databases can be further secured by encrypting them with a password.

To create a new database:

1. From Configuration tab > Options > Configurations, right-click File Storage and select Configure file storage….

File storage system dialog

2. Click New and key in the new database name. Click OK to close the Create new database dialog.

3. Click Browse to select a location other than the default database store.

4. (Optional) Select Encrypt data using the following password and specify the encryption password used to secure information in the new database.


Indicates that the specified passwords do not match.

5. Click Apply and OK.