Monitor a Hyper-V server by supplying the following connection details to Spotlight.

How to enter / edit connection details

Use a Spotlight Client to enter / edit connection details.

From the Spotlight Client

  1. Click Configure | Connections.
  2. Double click Add new connection.
  3. Fill in the connection details.
  4. Click Test to test the connection.

Connection details


Specify the IP address or hostname of the Hyper-V server.


Specify the authentication for Spotlight to use to connect to the Hyper-V server.

Select Use Diagnostic Server credentials to use the Windows user configured to run the Spotlight Diagnostic Server.

Alternatively, fill in the User and Password fields. Verify the user has the privileges required to retrieve server information and access WMI.

Test the connection

On entering / modifying connection details in the Spotlight Client, click Test to test the connection.