Lab128 - Tools for Advanced Oracler Tuning and Monitoring.
New - Initiates a new connection to an Oracle instance by opening the Login window; All Overview (F4) - Opens the Instances Overview window; Close Monitor - Closes the current monitor (the monitor currently having focus); Close Secondary Windows - Closes all windows of the current monitor leaving Main Window open only; Save Performance Data - The collected performance data will be saved in the file. Choose the name and location of the new file in the dialog box; Open Performance Data File - Opens a new monitor window in the "Viewer" mode and load previously saved performance data. No connection to Oracle is made in this mode;
the performance data file is opened in read-only mode and will not be changed.
Top Processes - Opens the Top Processes window.
Use this menu item when you need to open Top Processes for an arbitrary host.
If you want to open Top Processes on the host where Oracle instance runs, it is advisable to use Main menu | View | Top Processes; Previously Accessed Alert Files - Contains a submenu that lists all previously accessed Alert files.
Selecting item in the submenu opens the Alert File Viewer window with the selected Alert file loaded.
Use this menu item when there is no monitor opened for a particular instance, or the instance is down and the monitor cannot be opened.
If you have Instance monitor running and you want to see corresponding Alert file, use Main menu | View | Alert File Viewer;
The content and availability of Report menu is dependent on Oracle version being monitored and the context when the menu was opened.
For example, if you have Sessions window open and session selected, then menus for session-level reports will be enabled.
Similarly, for currently selected SQL the SQL-level reports will be enabled; for current instance - instance-level reports;
for current schema - schema-level reports; for current table/index (in the Explain Plan) - table/index reports;
for current tablespace/datafile - tablespace/datafile reports etc. More on Reports.
Settings for Monitored Instance - Opens the Settings window where settings specific to the instance can be edited; Lab128 Options - Opens the Lab128 Options window. This window brings up application-wide settings; Dump Events and Groups into File - Saves the Oracle events grouping into a file. See also Activity Explorer / About event grouping;
SQL Central (F12) - Opens the SQL Central window; Open Putty for Current Instance - Opens Putty providing host name as a parameter in the Putty's command line.
Also see Putty String in Lab128 options;
Content - Opens the help content window; Logs - Opens the Instance Logs window; About - Opens the About box. The About box displays the Lab128 version number and name of the licensing party. Check For New Versions - Opens the default Internet browser and passes URL that contains a query to www.lab128.com web site for the latest version of Lab128. If for some reason the default browser doesn't start, you can copy the URL and check for the new version manually using any browser.
Back - Switches focus to the previously viewed window; Forward - Switches focus to the next window in call history; Main Window (Ctrl+M) - Switches focus to the Instance Main Window of the current instance;