Monitor SQL Azure 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.

Connection details


The URL used to link to the SQL Azure database.


The name of the SQL Azure database.


A valid user that enables Spotlight to connect to the SQL Azure database.


The password required to connect the specified user to the SQL Azure database.

Connection Failure Properties

Set the connection timeout and the number of times Spotlight should attempt to connect to SQL Azure before raising the Connection Failure alarm.

Test the connection

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