You can configure EventSentry to connect to database servers either by using an ODBC connection string (recommended) or by using an ODBC System DSN.
System DSN's are generally not recommended due to resulting additional administrative overhead. If you configure an EventSentry database action with a System DSN, then all computers that are running the EventSentry agent will need to have System DSN configured in Windows.
You can avoid this by configuring the database action to use an ODBC connection string instead. To configure a connection string, follow the steps below: