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SQL Server Inventory & Documentation Tool

Inventory your SQL instances and generate technical documentation with our SQL server inventory tool XIA Configuration.

Compare items to expose incorrectly configured SQL servers.

All of XIA Configuration Server's features are supported when documenting SQL, including version control, production of professional documentation, reporting, change tracking and XML output.

SQL Server Documentation Example

View an example SQL document generated by XIA Configuration Server:

SQL server documentation example
SQL Server documentation sample PDF output (click to open)

Supported Platforms

XIA Configuration Server documents the following versions of SQL:

Note: All editions of each SQL Server version are supported.

  • SQL 2016
  • SQL 2014
  • SQL 2012
  • SQL 2008 and 2008 R2
  • SQL 2005
  • SQL 2000

Information documented by XIA Configuration Server

Find out more about the SQL information documented by XIA Configuration Server below:

Screenshot of the navigation tree and SQL general settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot of the navigation tree and SQL general settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

General Server Information

Audit the following general server information:

  • Name
  • Product
  • Product Level (e.g. SP3)
  • Edition
  • Host Operating System
  • Platform
  • Version
  • Version Name
  • Language
  • Processors
  • Root Directory
  • Server Collation
  • Is Clustered
  • Use AWE to Allocate Memory
  • Minimum Server Memory
  • Maximum Server Memory
  • Index Creation Memory
  • Minimum Memory Per Query
  • Maximum Worker Threads
  • Default Index Fill Factor
  • Default Backup Media Retention
  • Default Data Location
  • Default Log Location
  • Boost SQL Server Priority
  • Allow Triggers to Fire Others
  • Cursor Threshold
  • Default Full-Text Language
  • Default Language
  • Max Text Replication Size
  • Scan for Startup Procs
  • Two Digit Year Cutoff
  • Network Packet Size
  • Remote Login Timeout
  • Cost Threshold for Parallelism
  • Locks
  • Max Degree of Parallelism
Screenshot showing SQL server advanced settings in the XIA Configuration web interface
Screenshot showing SQL server advanced settings in the XIA Configuration web interface

Security Settings

XIA Configuration Server provides the following information about security settings:

NOTE: certain settings are not applicable to SQL 2000
  • Server Authentication
  • Auditing Level
  • Enable Server Proxy Account
  • Proxy Account
  • Enable C2 Audit Tracing
  • Cross Database Ownership Chaining
  • XPCmd Shell

Connection Settings

Document the following information about connection settings:

  • Maximum Concurrent Connections
  • Use Query Governor
  • Query Governor Limit
  • Allow Remote Connections
  • Remote Query Timeout
  • Named Pipes Enabled (SQL 2005 and above)
  • TCP Enabled (SQL 2005 and above)

Database Settings

Audit the following database settings:

  • Description
  • Collation
  • Last Database Backup
  • Last Database Log Backup
  • Name
  • Owner
  • Date Created
  • ReadOnly
  • Size
  • Space Available
  • Users
  • Use Full Text Indexing
  • Collation
  • Database and Log File name, autogrowth, location
  • Recovery Model
  • Compatibility Level
  • Auto Close
  • Auto Create Statistics
  • Auto Shrink
  • Auto Update Statistics
  • Auto Update Asynchronously
  • Close Cursor on Commit Enabled
  • ANSI NULL Default
  • ANSI NULLS Enabled
  • ANSI Padding Enabled
  • ANSI Warnings Enabled
  • Arithmetic Abort
  • Concatenate Null Yields
  • Cross Database Ownership Chaining
  • Date Correlation Optimization
  • Numeric Round Abort
  • Parameterization
  • Quoted Identifiers
  • Recursive Triggers
  • Trustworthy
  • Page Verify
  • Database Read-Only
  • Database State
  • Restrict Access
  • Extended Properties
  • Database User - Name, Login, Default Schema, Database Roles
  • Database Creation SQL Script

Database Tables

XIA Configuration Server provides the following information about database tables:

  • Name
  • Date Created
  • Owner
  • Quoted Identifiers
  • Replicated
  • Schema
  • Columns
SQL table screenshot
XIA Configuration Server screenshot showing SQL database table column details

Database Table Columns

Document the following information about database table columns:

  • Name
  • Allow Nulls
  • ANSI Padding
  • Computed Text
  • Data Type
  • Default Schema
  • Default Value
  • Is Computed
  • Is Foreign Key
  • Full Text Indexed
  • Is Identity
  • Identity Increment
  • Identity Seed
  • Primary Key (true / false)
  • Maximum Length
  • Replicated
Document SQL table - PDF output
XIA Configuration Server PDF output screenshot showing a SQL table definition

Stored Procedures

Audit the following information about stored procedures:

  • Name
  • Description
  • Date Created
  • Last Modified
  • Encrypted
  • Execution Context
  • Execution Principal
  • Owner
  • Quoted Identifiers
  • Schema
  • System Object
  • Recompile
  • For replication
  • Parameters
  • SQL Stored Procedure Code body

Security - Logins

XIA Configuration Server provides the following login security information:

  • Login Type
  • Default Database
  • Login Disabled
  • Deny Connect
  • Creation Date
  • Default Language

Relationship Map

XIA Configuration generates a map showing relationships between customers, databases, Windows servers and other items:

SQL Instance Relationships
XIA Configuration Server screenshot showing a SQL relationship map

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View the sample document or find out more about XIA Configuration Server.

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