ApexSQL Audit 2020 R4 – Product update alert

ApexSQL Audit 2020 R4 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:


  • Added configuration settings for extended sessions for auditing data collection management
  • Detailed report metadata is now available in the report header in the export file
  • Apply auditing configuration to multiple SQL Server instances and databases


  • 18 bugs fixed


  • The schedule wizard now prompts for confirmation when closed before configuring
  • The title bar for the application GUI title now includes the information about account that is running the GUI
  • The database maintenance internal event report now shows filters used for archive data purging
  • Databases in the Apply profile dialogue are now grouped per hosted server instance
  • Sensitive columns list in the Sensitive data access alert configuration wizard now indicates SQL instance affiliation

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Release notes


November 5, 2020