ApexSQL Audit 2020 R3 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Audit 2020 R3 has been released

About ApexSQL Audit: ApexSQL Audit is a SQL Server auditing and compliance tool with a wide range of features for auditing access, changes, and security on SQL Server instances, databases, and objects. It audits queries, DDL and DML operations, security events (authentication changes, permissions changes, and attempted logins), events on stored procedures and functions, and provides out-of-the-box compliance templates such as HIPAA, GDPR, PCI. ApexSQL Audit saves captured information in a centralized auditing repository and provides comprehensive reports.

For more information, visit the ApexSQL Audit product page

About this release:


  • Group Managed Service Accounts (gMSA) support for the auditing service deployment
  • Column-level and sensitive data access auditing
  • Automatically add new databases to the auditing configuration
  • Detection of new SQL Server instances
  • Custom columns can now be included in a before-after auditing trail
  • Archiving status and results can be forwarded via e-mail notification
  • Exported reports show the time range of the audit report
  • New system alert for automatic database configuration update


  • 9 bugs fixed


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Release notes


August 17, 2020