These release notes provide information about the Spotlight® on Oracle release.
Spotlight is a powerful diagnostic and resolution tool for Oracle databases. Its unique user interface provides you with an intuitive, visual representation of the activity on your database. Graphical flows illustrate the rate at which data is moving between database components. Icons display the value of key statistics and metrics.
Spotlight on Oracle is used to diagnose the performance of Oracle instances running on individual host machines. It also includes the following products:
Spotlight on Oracle RAC requires additional licensing. It enables the diagnosis of Oracle databases on multiple host machines under the Real Application Clusters (RAC) architecture and additionally may include monitoring of Exadata systems depending on the license purchased.
Spotlight on Oracle 10.8
Oracle 19C: Spotlight on Oracle 10.8 now supports monitoring Oracle 19c databases and connecting to the Oracle 19c client.
Windows 2019: Windows 2019 is a supported platform for the installation of Spotlight on Oracle and for monitoring.
Spotlight on Oracle 10.7
Spotlight on Oracle 10.7 now supports monitoring Oracle 18c databases and connecting to the Oracle 18c client.
Spotlight on Oracle 10.6
Spotlight on Oracle 10.6 is a maintenance release with no new functionality.
The following is a list of issues addressed and enhancements implemented in this release.
|Resolved Issue||Defect ID|
|Support more message authentication code(MAC) types for Linux/Unix connection.||SOO-2710|
|Fixed an issue where Spotlight cannot detect Oracle Data Guard in pending status.||SOO-2736|
|Fixed an issue where create new Spotlight user with error if Oracle permit_92_wrap_format parameter is set to false.||SOO-2690|
|Fixed an issue where Spotlight Predictive Diagnostics job may cause deadlock in RAC database.||SOO-2567|
|Fixed an issue where Spotlight may pop up error when connect to Cloud based RAC database.||SOO-2841|