Configuring Databases

GFI WebMonitor supports two types of databases that can be configured to store collected monitoring data. This data is used to populate the dashboards and for reporting purposes by GFI WebMonitor. The supported databases are:

Database Description
Firebird Database Firebird is the default database, embedded automatically with the installation. We highly recommend using this database for evaluation purposes only.
Microsoft SQL Database GFI WebMonitor supports both Microsoft SQL Express and Microsoft SQL ServerA Microsoft database management system used by GFI WebMonitor to store and retrieve data. databases.

The currently configured database can be viewed from Settings > Core Settings > Database.


The Configuration Wizard is launched automatically after installing GFI WebMonitor or manually from the Settings menu.

To change the current database configuration refer to the following sections: