Managing monitored objects for DMS Studio - AWS Database Migration Service

Managing monitored objects for DMS Studio

You can select objects to monitor when you run the server discovery process as described in Discovering OS and database servers to monitor in AWS DMS Studio. Also, you can manually manage objects such as operating-system (OS) servers and database servers. You can take these actions to manage monitored objects:

  • Add new objects to monitor.

  • Remove existing objects.

  • Edit existing objects.

  • Export and import a list of objects to monitor.

  • Check connections to objects.

  • Start data collection.

For example, you can manually add an object to monitor.

To add an object to monitor manually

  1. From the Monitored Objects page, choose +Server. The Add monitored object screen opens.

  2. Add information about the server, and choose Save.

You can also use a .csv file to import a large list of objects to monitor. Use the following .csv file format to import a list of objects to DMS Collector.

Hostname - Hostname or IP address of Monitored Object Port - TCP port of Monitored Object Host type: (one of the following) • Microsoft SQL Server • Microsoft Windows • Linux • MySQL Server • PostgreSQL Connection type: (one of the following) • Login/Password Authentication • Windows Authentication • Key-Based Authentication Domain name:(Windows authentication) • Use domain name for the account Account Name Password

To import a .csv file with a list of objects to monitor

  1. Choose Import. The Import monitored objects screen opens.

  2. Browse to the .csv file that you want to import, and chose Next.

You can view all of the objects and choose those that you want to begin collecting data from.