What’s new in this version
This release contains the following new features:
This version of 18.104.22.168 FMS addresses:
WCF-15542 Revert the logic of getPrimaryContextInput
When using Foglight 22.214.171.124 Global search feature, an error "Global Search: View cannot be found" might appear after selecting Virtual Machines, ESX Hosts, Virtual Centers objects.
Microsoft® Edge is a supported browser as of this release.
Tomcat is upgraded to version 7.0.68. (FGL-18559)
Agent Status dashboard. The minimum width of this dashboard is adjusted to enable it to display all of the available agent commands in lower screen resolutions. (FADUI-1532)
Support dashboard. This dashboard is improved to allow you to upload one or more support bundles to an FTP server. For complete information on how to configure and use this feature, see the Administration and Configuration Help. (FADUI-1526)
Alarms dashboard. Alarms generated by the Process_Availability rule display the host name both on the Alarms dashboard and in the alarm message. (FADUI-1633)
Database Overview and Performance dashboards. A Management Server with an external SQL Server database now populates the Database Overview dashboard and the Database Overview on the Performance dashboard. When data is not available for the external SQL Server database, this is indicated on the Database Overview dashboard. (FADUI-1602)
Global search. The global search can be used to find dashboards. This is helpful in larger environments, to quickly find a specific dashboard instead of searching manually through a highly populated navigation panel. (WCF-15406)
Search bars. Search bars are added to the following browser interface components, allowing you to look for specific data elements. This is helpful in larger environments.
Data browser (WCF-15401)
Data tab on the action panel, when creating custom dashboards (WCF-15386)
View selector, when adding metric views to custom dashboards (WCF-15385)
Credentials. It is now possible to construct a UI so that plain text credential passwords are no longer visible in the browser interface or in the page source, as long as they have not just been typed in. (WCF-15383)
Custom dashboards. Metric labels can be manually defined. (WCF-9690)
TimePlot charts. The X-axis can now display date along with time, or a custom time format. (WCF-5747)
Log in page: User roles can now be associated with specific IP ranges. When this feature is configured, the Management Server denies access to users that attempt to log in from an invalid IP, even if their user name and password are valid. (FGL-18505)
Server monitoring. After installing a new Management Server instance, a HostAgent is automatically created to monitor the system on which the Management Server is installed, hosted by the embedded Foglight Agent Manager instance. HostAgents collect information such as CPU, memory, and network performance, running processes, services, and event logs. For more information about these agents, see the Foglight for Infrastructure User and Reference Guide. (FGL-18323)
For information about the Foglight Agent Manager 126.96.36.199, refer to the Foglight Agent Manager 188.8.131.52 Release Notes.