This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is less mature than official GA features and is being provided as-is with no warranties. Beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.
This is the Microsoft SQL 2017 Metricbeat module. It is still in beta and under active development to add new Metricsets and introduce enhancements.
The module is being tested with 2017 GA version under Linux
The following Metricsets are already included:
transaction_log Metricset fetches information about the operation and transaction log of each MSSQL database in the monitored instance. All data is extracted from the Database Dynamic Management Views
performance Metricset fetches information from what’s commonly known as Performance Counters in MSSQL.
Module-specific configuration notesedit
When configuring the
hosts option, you can specify native user credentials
as part of the host string with the following format:
To use Active Directory domain credentials, you can separately specify the username and password using the respective configuration options to allow the domain to be included in the username:
metricbeat.modules: - module: mssql metricsets: - "transaction_log" - "performance" hosts: ["sqlserver://localhost"] username: domain\username password: verysecurepassword period: 10
Store sensitive values like passwords in the secrets keystore.
The MSSQL module supports the standard configuration options that are described in Specify which modules to run. Here is an example configuration:
metricbeat.modules: - module: mssql metricsets: - "transaction_log" - "performance" hosts: ["sqlserver://localhost"] username: domain\username password: verysecurepassword period: 10s
The following metricsets are available: