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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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View | Options | Storage

An important feature within Spotlight is the ability to display, collect and replay the behavior of a Spotlight connection at a specified point in time such as when an important alarm was raised.

Action Description
Select a connection in Spotlight Browser Live connections and click View | History Browser.

View historical snapshots for the Spotlight connection.

Note: While you are viewing historical data the connection identifier at the top right of the window indicates the date and time of the snapshot. On the Spotlight home page the console status bar indicates "History Browser".

Right click on a Spotlight home page component and select Show History

View the recent history of the Spotlight home page component.

Tips:

  • Change the size of the popup chart by clicking and dragging a corner of the popup.
  • Maximize and restore the size of the chart via the Maximize chart buttons at the top right of the popup chart.
  • Zoom in on a section of the chart by clicking in the chart, and zoom out by clicking the Unzoom chart button at the top right of the popup chart.
  • Right click and drag over the chart and time axis to zoom in on a time frame.
  • Right click the chart to copy to clipboard.
From the Alarm log, right click an alarm and select Show Selected Entry In | History Browser The Alarm Log provides an easy way to view the history for a particular alarm.
Click View | Options | Storage

Configure the locations for, and space assigned to, Spotlight history.

 

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Clear history

To clear information from Spotlight history

  1. Select File | Disconnect All to close all open Spotlight connections.
  2. Select View | Options.
  3. Select Storage | Clear history.
  4. Select the repositories to delete.
  5. Click Delete.

 

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History limits

To set disk space for Spotlight history

  1. Select File | Disconnect All to close all open Spotlight connections.
  2. Select View | Options.
  3. Select Storage | History limits.
  4. Configure as appropriate.

    Option Description

    Limit disk space usage

    Select to limit the amount of space allocated for files in the history repository.

    Select how much space to allocate.

    Limit repository period

    Select to limit the length of time files are stored in the history repository.

    Select the period of time.

    Note: When clear, Spotlight stores the snapshot files indefinitely.

 

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History location

To set where to save Spotlight history

  1. Select File | Disconnect All to close all open Spotlight connections.
  2. Select View | Options.
  3. Select Storage | History location.
  4. Configure as appropriate.

    Option Description

    Select the path where history will be stored

    Enter where you want to store historical information, or click on the folder icon to browse for its location.

    Compress history files

    The Spotlight history files stored in the repository may contain very large amounts of information. Select this option to compress history files when storing them.

    Space available on

    Shows how much space is available to store your snapshot files in the specified location.

 

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