Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Spotlight® on SAP ASE is a monitoring and diagnostic tool for SAP ASE administrators. Its unique user interface provides you with an intuitive, visual representation of database activity. Graphical flows illustrate the movement of information throughout the Adaptive Server. Icons and contextual drilldowns provide key statistics and metrics.
Quest Spotlight® on SAP® ASE 2.12.0 is a minor release.
The following is a list of issues addressed and enhancements implemented in this release.
|Resolved Issue||Defect ID|
|Spotlight on SAP ASE is now FIPS 140-2 compliant.||Enhancement|
|Spotlight on Unix: Fixed an issue where the disk metric does not show any data in some SUSE Linux versions.||TMB-2639|
|Feature||Known Issue||Defect ID|
|Connection||Spotlight® on SAP ASE does not support connecting with a unicode username.||ST104274|
|General||Spotlight® on SAP ASE does not support installation of a Unicode directory.||N/A|
|System processes are filtered out of the SQL Activity grid. As a result, SQL processes are also filtered out if the SQL was run prior to system monitoring and if the user is no longer logged in.||N/A|
|The Total Wait Counts column under User Waits Activity resets and reports a negative count number for the "Spotlight" process ID.|
|Install and Uninstall||When Spotlight is uninstalled, any registry keys created by the application are not removed. See the Installation chapter of the Getting Started Guide for instructions to remove the Spotlight registry keys.||ST69853|
|Feature||Known Issue||Defect ID|
|Cached SQL drilldown||
Because of some limitations of SAP ASE
Before installing Spotlight® on SAP ASE, ensure your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements:
Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit)
Note: Recommended for monitoring local databases only.
Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows Server 2016
Note: We recommend using an Administrator account to run Spotlight® on SAP ASE.
|Memory||512 MB RAM (minimum); 1 GB (recommended)|
|Hard Disk Space||100 MB of free hard-disk space|
|Other requirements||.NET 3.5 SP1|
|Database Server||SAP ASE 15.0.2, 15.0.3, 15.5, 15.7, 16|
This section contains information about installing and operating this product in non-English configurations, such as those needed by customers outside of North America. This section does not replace the materials about supported platforms and configurations found elsewhere in the product documentation.
This release is Unicode-enabled and supports any character set. In this release, all product components should be configured to use the same or compatible character encodings and should be installed to use the same locale and regional options. This release is targeted to support operations in the following regions: North America, Western Europe and Latin America, Far-East Asia, Japan.
The Spotlight® on SAP ASE release package contains the following:
To license Spotlight® on SAP ASE, you need a license key and the site message.
The required license key is delivered in one of three ways:
If you do not get a license key, contact your sales representative.
After you have started Spotlight, you can authorize your use of Spotlight in one of two ways: