McAfee Database Security sensor McAfee Database Security sensors are responsible for monitoring access to the DBMSs and sending transaction data to the McAfee Database Security server. After installation, a sensor must be approved before it can begin active monitoring of a DBMS. View DBMSs monitored by the sensor View the list of DBMSs assigned to a sensor on the Sensors page. View or edit sensor details View sensor properties and the details of the monitored DBMS in the sensor properties page. You can edit certain properties. Add a DBMS to a sensor Manually add a DBMS that needs to be monitored, in the sensor properties page. Approve a sensor Approve a sensor before it can actively start monitoring a database. Approve the DBMSs If a new sensor reports that it is monitoring a DBMS that is already recognized by the McAfee Database Security system, approve the DBMS when you approve the sensor. Change the sensor action for a DBMS Determine how the sensor handles a specific DBMS by setting the action to start or stop monitoring the database.