Configure Alarms dialog

The Apply configuration to… button is at the bottom of the Alarms dialog. Click this button to apply this same configuration to other connections.

Apply the selected template or connection configuration to the selected connections

A series of dialogs now open:

  • Choose the configurations to apply.
  • Select the connections to apply.
  • Preview changes

Select the Spotlight Factory Settings Template to reapply the default alarm configurations.

Choose configurations

This dialog is opened as one of a series when using the Apply configuration to… button to re-apply the configuration. The table lists all alarm configurations for the connection type. By default all configuration items are selected (ticked). All will be applied. Click on a tick to deselect a configuration item so it won’t be applied.

Tick

Spotlight Cloud will apply the items that are ticked (selected). If you do not want Spotlight Cloud to apply this item then click on the tick to de-select it.

Configuration items

The name of the alarm.

Type

The connection type

Customized

Yes

This item has been customized and its configuration is not the same as the Factory Settings Template.

No

This item is configured as per the Factory Settings Template.

Select connections

This dialog is opened as one of a series when using the Apply configuration to… button to re-apply the configuration. Select the connections to re-apply the configuration to.

Optionally, use the search field to search for Spotlight connections. Type text in this field to find connections by their name, type or tag.

Name

The display name of the connection in Spotlight Cloud.

Type

The connection type: Hyper-V, SQL Server, Windows Server etc.

Tag

Tags are a free form organizational tool that may be optionally applied to Spotlight connections. Tag names represent a project, geographic region or other indicator of interest to you and your organization. Multiple tags can be assigned to one connection. For more information, see Connection Tags.

Select

Select from the connections monitored by Spotlight Cloud. This list is adjusted as applicable to the configuration to be applied. For example, a Spotlight Cloud configuration for a SQL Server instance can be applied to other SQL Server instances, but may not be applicable to Windows Server connections.

Selected

The Selected Connections list is a list of the connections that you have selected. The configuration will be applied to these connections.

To remove a connection from this list, select the connection and click Remove.

Preview changes

This dialog is opened as one of a series when using the Apply configuration to… button to re-apply the configuration. Preview the changes to the configuration for the selected connections.

Changes to customized configuration

Preview changes to customized settings in the configuration. Use this table to verify that customized settings overridden with new customized settings are as expected. For each setting, the table shows the connection, the configuration affected and a summary of the value change.

Changes to all configuration

Preview all customized settings in the configuration. Use this table to verify all settings that are different to Factory Settings. For each setting, the table shows the connection, the configuration affected and a summary of the value change.

Click Back, Apply or Cancel from the options at the bottom of the screen.