Use the Health Check page to pinpoint and address key system health issues within your SQL Server infrastructure.

Open the Heath Check page

  1. From a web browser, open the Spotlight Cloud web site -
  2. Sign in using your Quest account. You have already signed in if you see your profile icon Account Profile in the top right corner of the screen. If you see a Sign in link then you need to sign in.
  3. Click the Monitoring tab.
  4. Select Health Check from the available display pages.
From the dropdown menu select Health Check

About the Health Check page

Each of your SQL Server instances is checked and rated as having (red) one or more high priority issues, (yellow) one or more low priority issues or (green) no health issues.

From the pie chart you can see the number of SQL Server instances in each category. Hover the mouse over a pie color for more information. Click on a pie color to open the left menu. From the menu, click on a SQL Server instance to show the health issues for the SQL Server instance in more detail.

Health Check menu and pie

The Health Check page for a single SQL Server connection

Health Check issues fall into the following categories. Click on the category header to open / close Spotlight findings.

  • Security
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Memory
  • I/O
  • Configuration

For each issue you can choose to ignore or click for more detailed information and analysis.

Health Check for a SQL Server connection