The sqlserver probe will not generate an alarm for agent_job_failure checkpoint in USM under any severity setting.
- Working as designed, see KB Article:
- UIM 8.51
- sqlserver (any version)
Customer decided to use an alternative to alarm on sqlserver agent job failures.
Since SQL job failures write an event ID 208 to the application file, the customer chose to setup the ntevl probe for the applicable devices with the specific criteria/messages for each job they needed to alert on. This is an excellent and very straightforward alternative and you can use the ntevl probe profiles to alarm on individual job failures and their associated alarm messages,.