Once a problem is isolated you can display a drilldown page with charts and tables that provide a detailed breakdown of the underlying statistics.
|Drilldown||Click to open||Keyboard Shortcut||Drilldown Pages||Description|
|CPUs||CTRL+C||CPUs Page | Processing Page | Multiprocessor Page|
|Memory||CTRL+M||Summary Page | Paging Activity Page | Cache Page|
|Disks||CTRL+D||Logical Disk Activity Page | Physical Disk Activity Page | Logical Disk Space Usage Page | Disk Summary Page | File Sizes Page||
The Disks drilldown displays detailed information about the logical and physical disks on the Windows system.
|Network||CTRL+N||Network Page | TCPIP Page | NBT Page | SPX Page | Sessions Page | Shares Page | Open Ports Page | cLAN Gigabit Page|
|Activity Summary||CTRL+A||Activity Summary Page||
The Activity Summary drilldown displays summaries of recent Windows activity including, paging and packet rates, CPU usage across all processors, the number of threads waiting to be run, and the number of I/O requests that were queued for each logical disk.
|Event Log||CTRL+E||Event Log Page|
|Single Application||CTRL+S||Summary Page | CPUs Page | Memory Page | Disks Page||
The Single Application drilldown displays detailed information about specified individual processes (or a group of processes) on a Windows system.
Choose the processes you want Spotlight to analyze from View | Options | Data collection | Windows applications metrics.
The Alarm Log drilldown displays information on the alarms associated with the Windows system, including the name of the component that issued the alarm, the date and time the alarm was logged, and the severity of the alarm.
Note: The Alarm Log drilldown is common to all Spotlight applications. The alarms are specific to the current Spotlight connection. Spotlight on Windows Alarms
This section identifies general problems that you may encounter when using Spotlight on Windows, and details how to address those problems. If you do not find a solution in this section then check the Release Notes.
Issues Monitoring a Windows Machine
On connecting to a Windows machine, if Spotlight returns the following error:
The registry on "<<MachineName>>" is not accessible. You need to connect to this machine with an account with privileges to retrieve server information, query the registry, and access performance monitor objects.
Login to the Windows machine using an account with administrative rights.
A login with administrative rights satisfies the requirements of Spotlight on Windows, with the privileges to retrieve server information, query the registry, and access WMI and performance monitor objects.