To make Baffle Manager aware of application databases, you must first enroll them with Baffle Manager.
To enroll a database for management by Baffle Manager, login to Baffle Manager as a user with the Database Administrator role and navigate to the database management view by clicking on the tab labeled “Databases”.
The database management view provides you with a list of all databases that you have enrolled with Baffle Manager. To enroll a new database, click on the “+” button labeled “Enroll Database”.
In the window that pops up, enter the requested information.
Database Name – A user-defined name to help identify the database within Baffle Manager.
Database Description – A user-defined description to help describe the database.
Hostname/IP Address – The hostname or IPv4 address of the database host. Hostname is preferred.
Host Username – OS username for use by Baffle Manager to connect to the database host. This user must have sudo privileges.
Host Credential – Password for user used by Baffle Manager to connect to database host.
Database Username – Database user for use by Baffle Manager to connect to the database. This user must have access to database information schemas.
Database Credential – Password for database user used by Baffle Manager to connect to the database.
Note that all fields with the exception of “Database Description” are required.
After entering the requested information, click on the “Enroll” button to begin the database enrollment process. After the database has been successfully enrolled, it will appear in the database list in the “Database” tab in Baffle Manager.