SQL Server Agent, Alerts Object

The SQL Server Agent Alerts performance object contains performance counters that report information about SQL Server Agent alerts. The table below lists the counters that this object contains.

The table below contains the SQLAgent:Alerts counters.

Name Description

Activated alerts

This counter reports the total number of alerts that SQL Server Agent has activated since the last time that SQL Server Agent restarted.

Alerts activated/minute

This counter reports the number of alerts that SQL Server Agent activated within the last minute.


To use this SQL Server Agent object, users must be a member of the sysadmin fixed server role.

See Also


Defining Alerts
Using Performance Objects

Other Resources

Monitoring Resource Usage (System Monitor)

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance