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Spotlight on DB2 6.9.3 - User Guide

Spotlight on IBM DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, and Windows)
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Spotlight Connections Monitor Spotlight Connections Alarms Charts, Grids And Home Page Components View | Options Troubleshooting
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Spotlight on Unix - View | Options

You can set a number of options that affect the behavior and display of Spotlight on Unix via the Spotlight on Unix Options window.

Each of the pages within the Spotlight on Unix Options window Disks and Other covers one aspect of Spotlight on Unix behavior.

To open the Spotlight on Unix Options window

Click View | Options.

Use this option...


Unix Filesystem Metric

Control the display of disk information on the specified Spotlight on Unix drilldown pages.


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Spotlight is powerful diagnostic and problem-resolution tool for Unix and Linux operating systems. Its unique user interface provides you with an intuitive, visual representation of the activity on your host machine.

For information on Spotlight on Unix, see these sections



Background Information

Introductory material to Spotlight on Unix.

Connect to a Unix System Create / Modify / Delete connections to Unix systems.
Home Page The Spotlight home page shows the flow of information and commands between various sub-components and the size and status of internal resources such as processes, disk files and memory structures.

Spotlight alerts you to problems with your system by issuing an alarm. You can configure Spotlight in the level of severity that constitutes an alarm, to disable an alarm, and the actions Spotlight takes on raising the alarm.

Drilldowns When you have isolated a problem, you can display a drilldown page, whose charts and tables provide a detailed breakdown of the underlying statistics.
View | Options Customize Spotlight.
Troubleshooting Solve problems using Spotlight.

For information on using Spotlight applications See

Spotlight Basics


Unix Filesystem Metric

Use the Unix Filesystem Metric option in the Spotlight on Unix Options window to configure how disks are represented in the Disk Activity panel on the Spotlight home page. The Disk Activity panel represents the logical disks in the system you are analyzing.

To set the Unix Filesystem Metric option

  1. Select View | Options.
  2. Select Appearance | Unix Filesystem Metric.
  3. Choose one of the following options:



    Display Fullest Filesystem

    For the current Spotlight connection, choose this option to display the details of the disk with the least available space. When you choose this option, the associated label in the lower half of the Disk Activity panel displays the text Least Space.

    Display Following Filesystem

    Choose this option to select a specific disk. Use the drop-down list to choose which disk whose details will be displayed. When you choose this option, the associated label in the lower half of the Disk Activity panel changes to Disk Space.


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This section identifies general problems that you may encounter when using Spotlight on Unix, and details how to address those problems. If you do not find a solution in this section then check the Spotlight on Unix Release Notes.


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