The SQL Server | Databases drilldown | Fragmented Indexes page is used to assess the fragmentation of index files on the SQL Server. Data for the Fragmented indexes page is collected once a day according to the following criteria and stored in the Playback Database.
Configure Defragmentation Check from the Spotlight Client
Click Configure | Defragmentation Collection.
Select template or connection to configure
Select the SQL Server connection from the list of available options. Spotlight will show the configuration for that connection. Make changes if required. Optionally use the options at the bottom of the screen to apply the same configuration to other SQL Server connections or save the configuration as a template.
Alternatively, select a template to configure. The templates you have previously saved for SQL Server Defragmentation Check are listed. On selecting the template you can view / modify / reapply the template configuration. You can delete or rename the template. For more information, see Configuration templates.
Override or use the factory settings
Override the factory settings
Select the Override the factory settings option to modify the settings for the selected template or connection.
Use factory settings
Clear the Override the factory settings option to return the settings for the selected template or connection to the Factory Settings. These are the settings that were shipped with Spotlight.
Apply this configuration to all databases or a selected database.
- Select All to apply this configuration to all databases. (Default)
- Select Specify Database and select the database to apply this configuration to.
Set the minimum size count. Default 10MB = 1280 pages
Minimum Usage operations
Set the minimum number of either scan or update operations. Default 5.
Set to collect top (number of) most fragmented indexes. Default 10 partitions by avg. fragmentation %.
Reuse this configuration
Apply configuration to…
Optionally, apply this configuration to other connections.
Save to Template
Optionally, save this configuration to a template. Where a template has been selected to configure you will also see options to Delete or Rename the template. For more information on Templates, see Configuration templates.
Close the dialog
Save changes to the configuration for the selected connection or template.
Discard changes to this screen.