Open the connections page

  1. Direct your web browser to
  2. Sign in with your Quest account.
  3. Click on your profile icon (top right screen corner) and select Account Settings.

Quest Account Settings

This opens Your Profile screen. From the left panel, click Connections.


About the connections page

The table in the middle of the screen lists the connections monitored by Spotlight in your organization.

Column Description
Color Green when no alarms are raised against the connection. Other colors indicate an alarm has been raised against the connection; the color indicates the severity of the alarm raised or the highest severity of all the alarms raised.
Name The name of the connection. Click on the link to open the Spotlight overview Page for the connection.
Type The connection type (SQL Server, Windows Server etc)
Version The version as applicable to the connection type.
Status Enabled or disabled. For more information, see enable/disable connections.
Monitored by The connection is monitored through this Diagnostic Server. Click on the link to open information about the Diagnostic Server(s) monitored through your organization.
Data Last Seen The date data was last uploaded by the connection to Spotlight Cloud.
Host Where known/monitored, the host of the connection. Click on the link to open the Spotlight overview page for the connection host.

Sort, search/filter, paginate

  • The table can be sorted in ascending or descending order by any column. Click on the column header to sort by that column. Click again to reverse the sort order.
  • Use the search facility at the top of the page to search the names of the connections and Diagnostic Servers for matching text. Filter the results.
  • Use the pagination facility bottom right of the table if the number of connections in your organization takes up multiple pages.