SQL Server Enterprise Manager Properties (General Tab)
New Information - SQL Server 2000 SP3.
Use this tab to view or specify the following options.
Poll server to find out state of server and related services
Poll the server at regular intervals and view its status using the stoplight icon.
Select which service to poll.
Poll interval (seconds)
Specify the time, in seconds, between server polls.
Read and store the registration information for the servers locally.
Read/Store user independent
Read and store the registration information for the servers separately for each user.
Important For security purposes, when connecting using SQL Server Authentication, you should always select this option.
Read from remote
Read the registration information for a remote server.
Specify the remote server name where the registration information is stored.
Reset all of the options in this dialog box.