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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 Basics

Spotlight Basics describes how Spotlight applications work. It contains these sections:

Section

Description

Spotlight Connections

Create / Modify / Delete connections to systems, and monitor those systems.

Monitor Spotlight Connections Monitor connections, detect alarms, investigate the cause of alarms.
Alarms

Alarms are the warnings that Spotlight raises when a metric falls outside its "normal" range of values.

Charts, Grids and Home Page Components Spotlight displays provide detailed statistics of the monitored system, relevant to diagnosing the cause of alarms. Make the best use of them.
View | Options Customize Spotlight.
Troubleshooting Solve problems using Spotlight.

 

Spotlight Connections

Spotlight Basics describes how Spotlight applications work. It contains these sections:

Section

Description

Spotlight Connections

Create / Modify / Delete connections to systems, and monitor those systems.

Monitor Spotlight Connections Monitor connections, detect alarms, investigate the cause of alarms.
Alarms

Alarms are the warnings that Spotlight raises when a metric falls outside its "normal" range of values.

Charts, Grids and Home Page Components Spotlight displays provide detailed statistics of the monitored system, relevant to diagnosing the cause of alarms. Make the best use of them.
View | Options Customize Spotlight.
Troubleshooting Solve problems using Spotlight.

 

Spotlight Connection Manager

Use the Spotlight Connection manager to create connections to the systems you intend to monitor, to monitor those connections and to modify the properties of those connections.

To open the Spotlight Connection Manager

Click File | Connect

Use the Spotlight Connection Manager to:

Option Description
Add a connection Click

Connection Properties - Details Page

Tip: You may want to select the type of connection in the Connections pane first.

Start monitoring a connection

Select the connection in the Spotlight Connection Manager and click Connect.

Note: To stop monitoring a connection, close the Spotlight Connection Manager and click File | Disconnect.

Rename a connection Right click the connection in the Spotlight Connection Manager and select Rename.
Edit properties for a connection

Right click the connection in the Spotlight Connection Manager and select Properties.

Connection Properties - Details Page

Delete a connection

Right click the connection in the Spotlight Connection Manager and select Delete. This removes the connection from the Spotlight Connection Manager.

Tips:

  • You can use the Spotlight Browser to manage connections once they have been added. Spotlight Browser
  • To simplify the list of connections select the connection type to view. For example, if Spotlight on Windows is installed then click Spotlight on Windows to view only Windows connections. If the connection list is still long you may like to click Tools | View | List.
  • You may have access to shared connections. Migrate (Move And Share) Connections

 

Related Topics

Connection Properties - Details Page

Connection Properties

Spotlight Basics describes how Spotlight applications work. It contains these sections:

Section

Description

Spotlight Connections

Create / Modify / Delete connections to systems, and monitor those systems.

Monitor Spotlight Connections Monitor connections, detect alarms, investigate the cause of alarms.
Alarms

Alarms are the warnings that Spotlight raises when a metric falls outside its "normal" range of values.

Charts, Grids and Home Page Components Spotlight displays provide detailed statistics of the monitored system, relevant to diagnosing the cause of alarms. Make the best use of them.
View | Options Customize Spotlight.
Troubleshooting Solve problems using Spotlight.

 

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