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233313 - VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials

VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials. An entry similar to below is logged in the logs: 2017-10-02 11:03:14...

Created: October 2, 2017
233313 - VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials

VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials. An entry similar to below is logged in the logs: 2017-10-02 11:03:14...

Created: October 2, 2017
233313 - VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials

VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials. An entry similar to below is logged in the logs: 2017-10-02 11:03:14...

Created: October 2, 2017
233335 - Clearing alarms via Alarm Analysis dashboard does not reflect that the alarm has been cleared

When an alarm wants to be cleared from Alarms|Alarm Analysis dashboard, the alarms get cleared but the popup does not refresh to show that the...

Created: October 3, 2017
233638 - Create Email Action for "VMW PNICs Network Utilization" rule

Create Email Action for "VMW PNICs Network Utilization" rule, and add the esx host which the PNIC belong to email message.

Created: October 13, 2017
233504 - Foglight HA: Best practice configuration for Foglight HA host with multiple NICs

Foglight HA:  Best practice configuration for Foglight HA host with multiple NICs

Created: October 10, 2017
233548 - SAN Data Paths not populating data in Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition (FVE) 8.6

SAN Data Paths not populating data in Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition (FVE) 8.6.

Created: October 11, 2017
233313 - VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials

VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials. An entry similar to below is logged in the logs: 2017-10-02 11:03:14...

Created: October 2, 2017
233588 - SCVMM agent unable to collect data due to null vmID of a VM

SCVMM agent unable to collect data. Normal agent log shows below error: ERROR   [Quartz[0]-2298] com.dell.scvmm.collector...

Created: October 12, 2017
233490 - Issue with Rule Configuration view under Hyper-V Environment | Administration dashboard.

Under the Hyper-V Administration -> Rule Configuration dashboard, all Rules are showing "Errors Check Logs" in the Severities columns...

Created: October 9, 2017
233313 - VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials

VMware agent stops collecting data due to disassociated lockbox/credentials. An entry similar to below is logged in the logs: 2017-10-02 11:03:14...

Created: October 2, 2017
233393 - Virtual Machine Quick View dashboard does not sort the VMs as in previous versions

"Virtual Machine (VM) Quick View" dashboard does not sort the VMs alphabetically as was done earlier in the previous versions of Foglight...

Created: October 5, 2017
233611 - How to setup a new MongoDB agent 5.9.2

When an agent connects to the Foglight Management Server, it is provided a set of properties that is then used to configure its correct running...

Created: October 12, 2017
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114193 - No OS data for Sudo agent and "sudo: sorry, you must have a tty to run sudo" in log file

Sudo (su "do") allows a system administrator to give certain users (or groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands as...

Revised: October 4, 2017
114196 - User Defined Collection (UDC) Scalability

How many UDC Collections can run simultaneously?

Revised: October 4, 2017
114197 - "you must have a tty to run sudo" Errors in Log File

Not all the OS Collections are working (for example Disk) An error is appearing in the logs stating: <pre class="code-java">you must have a tty...

Revised: October 4, 2017
109103 - Oracle "DBO Alert log summary" rule only generates warning level alarms

The DBO Alert Log Summary alarm only generates warning level alarms even when the alert logs contain fatal or critical level errors. "createAlarm...

Revised: October 3, 2017
114295 - Using WBEMTEST to test collecting OS data from remote Windows systems

Determining if WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) information is retrievable from remote hosts. Operating System (OS) information is not...

Revised: October 4, 2017
106829 - More information on DB2 tablespace utilization alarms

What are the types of DB2 tablespace utilization alarms

Revised: October 3, 2017
107487 - How to retrieve the grant privileges script for database agents (SQL Server, Oracle, and DB2)

How to get latest SQL Server, Oracle, and DB2 database agent grant permissions scripts?

Revised: October 3, 2017
114539 - Mount on Windows XP and earlier is not supported due to missing wmi classes

Mount point drives will not be presented in the logical discs collection due to missing wmi class that hold information regarding mounted drives...

Revised: October 4, 2017
114541 - Creating a user defined collection (UDC) in a foreign language fails

Tried to create custom collection on table in Japanese and got a failure on setting a key - failed on characters.

Revised: October 4, 2017
107518 - IOPS metrics available in the SQL Server agent

Where can we find the IOPS metrics for a SQL Server host?

Revised: October 3, 2017
107704 - SQL Server rules for monitoring long running queries and blocking queries

What rules in Foglight can be enabled to monitor the long running queries and blocking queries in SQL Server?

Revised: October 3, 2017
105661 - Rule actions are not triggering, even though Rule Diagnostics indicates rule evaluated true

We created a custom rule and can see by the Rule run condition query box and by the Rule Diagnostics the rule evaluated to true and the actions...

Revised: October 3, 2017
105877 - Filtering SQL Server Error Log messages

Can Foglight monitor a Windows Server that encounters a particular error in the SQL Server Error log.

Revised: October 3, 2017
33046 - How to change 'foglight' user account password if its forgotten.

Cannot login to the Foglight web console as the foglight account has been locked out and/or the password has been forgotten Error: Invalid...

Revised: October 6, 2017
104848 - Agent fails with error "AccessIsDenied (0x80070005)"

The following error is found in the agent log or the connection verification fails during the agent installation process fails with: &quot...

Revised: October 11, 2017
213647 - Netapp Metro cluster environment

Foglight for Storage Management does not support any Netapp MetroCluster configuration. This is a known limitation of Foglight for Storage...

Revised: October 2, 2017
109249 - How to set default collection frequencies for new database agents

How to set the default collection frequencies for new database (DB) agents

Revised: October 3, 2017
109767 - Is there a way to change the host browser to other hosts?

Is there a way to change the host brower to other hosts?

Revised: October 3, 2017
227608 - Foglight for Storage Management 4.4 does not collect data from Equallogic

Foglight for Storage Management 4.4 does not collect data from Equallogic and the below exceptions can be seen in the agent logs: 2017-03-20 13...

Revised: October 13, 2017
148592 - OS Credential connection error messages in database agent logs

In the database agent logs there are messages similar to the following: &quot;A connection with &lt;HOSTNAME&gt; could not be established using...

Revised: October 12, 2017
102406 - Scheduled reports generated / sent twice

A scheduled a report is sent twice via mail. The management server log states that only one report was sent successfully via mail, not two. Both...

Revised: October 12, 2017
123263 - SQL Server 2000 collections not supported with 5.6.7.50x and higher cartridges

Can SQL Server 2000 instances be monitored using Foglight for SQL Server version 5.6.7 cartridges?

Revised: October 3, 2017
114555 - Data overlapping in User Defined Collections

A user can edit the SQL query of an existing collection (as long as the result set stays the same) but if the user modifies the collection, the...

Revised: October 4, 2017
233588 - SCVMM agent unable to collect data due to null vmID of a VM

SCVMM agent unable to collect data. Normal agent log shows below error: ERROR&nbsp; &nbsp;[Quartz[0]-2298] com.dell.scvmm.collector...

Revised: October 13, 2017
117862 - TempDB growing from SQL Server agent collection activity

The SQL Server agent does not release the TempDB space and subsequently the tempdb space fills up. Stopping and then restarting the FglAM allows...

Revised: October 10, 2017
121238 - In Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise, how do I install the VMware agent?

In Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise, how do I install the VMware agent?

Revised: October 11, 2017
107040 - Wrong number of Foglight database agents displayed on database dashboard

The total number of agents in a database cartridge tile is wrong and does not accurately match the number of agents monitoring databases. Some...

Revised: October 3, 2017
114595 - DB Connection Failed occurs when upgrading an Oracle agent that was created manually

After upgrading an Oracle agent that was created manually the verification process fails even if the agent works properly, and the Status row...

Revised: October 3, 2017
116351 - Database alarm email subject was changed to -2147483648

After re-enabling the database agent alarm and saving the change all subjects for the email notifications were corrupted in Settings...

Revised: October 6, 2017
114621 - No listener data for RAC One Node

The Listener graphs under the Usability dashboard are not populated with data when monitoring RAC One Node.

Revised: October 3, 2017
114548 - DBSS- Deadlock Details alarm is disabled by default

The SQL Server deadlock details alarm is disabled by default.

Revised: October 4, 2017
131054 - SQL Server (DBSS) Days since last backup alarm fires too soon

The SQL Server (DBSS) Days Since Last Backup alarm fires too soon before next day&#39;s backup is complete and may produce many alarms or email...

Revised: October 11, 2017
131329 - Where are the SQL Server Worker Thread topologies found?

Where can the topology information for the SQL Server worker threads be found?

Revised: October 11, 2017
131469 - DBSS Usability Connection Availability error messages in Foglight Management Server (FMS) log

Connectivity issues to a SQL Server did not result in Usability alarms being fired. The following message was found in the FMS log. YYYY-MM...

Revised: October 11, 2017
131794 - Replication collection fails when collection cannot locate entry in sysdatabases for SQL Server Replication database

The following error appears in the SQL Server agent log: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS.SSS&nbsp;ECHO <db_sql_server 5.6.7.509="" db_sql_server...

Revised: October 11, 2017
233393 - Virtual Machine Quick View dashboard does not sort the VMs as in previous versions

Virtual Machine (VM) Quick View dashboard does not sort the VMs alphabetically as was done earlier in the previous versions of Foglight of...

Revised: October 10, 2017
114556 - The UDC definition allows and verifies SQL with more than one SQL, but runs only the first one

Creating a user-defined collection with more than one SQL in it will not alert the user, however, only the first SQL in the collection will be...

Revised: October 4, 2017
181122 - How to configure the Exchange agent to log on as a service?

Exchange agent accounts must be assigned the &quot;Log on as a service&quot; policy, otherwise the data collection is disabled and results in...

Revised: October 13, 2017
233230 - Foglight is using more RAM than allowed by configuration

Foglight has 12 GB assigned but when looking at the process memory usage, it is always using 1-2 GB more than configured.

Revised: October 2, 2017
114546 - Alarms screen changes are automatically saved when switching to another screen

Changes made in the Global Administrations&nbsp;| Alarms screen are saved when switching to another global administration screen, even if...

Revised: October 4, 2017
116656 - Avast antivirus causes "page cannot be found"

Since installing Avast antivirus&nbsp;the errpor page cannot be found&quot; appears when connecting to the FMS console page. When disabling the...

Revised: October 6, 2017
117162 - DBSS-ErrorLogCheck Registry setting

What rule is the registry setting DBSS-ErrorLogCheck associated with?

Revised: October 6, 2017
116553 - SQL Server agent collects disk information only on disks containing DB instance data files

One cluster server has than ten drives. Alarms are not fired for one Drive &quot;O&quot;, but when observed in that drive there are not have SQL...

Revised: October 6, 2017
110152 - Top SQL statements are truncated in the Top SQL database agent pages

Top SQL statements are truncated in&nbsp;the Top SQL drilldown pages&nbsp;of the agent for the monitored database.

Revised: October 4, 2017
110255 - Sybase agent keeps recreating stored procedures

Sybase Agent version 5.5.8.39 monitoring a Sybase database that is 12.5.3. Each time the database server is restarted the agent drops and...

Revised: October 4, 2017
132474 - How to read the horizontal bar metrics in the database reports

How can the horizontal bar metrics in the database reports be read?

Revised: October 11, 2017
110283 - Disabled rule still fires alarm and sends email

Receiving email alerts from a rule after copying and disabling it

Revised: October 4, 2017
132575 - "ensure that the maximum number of connections have not been exceeded" error in SQL Server agent log

The following error is found in the SQL Server agent logs: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS.SSS&nbsp;ECHO &nbsp; &nbsp;&lt;DB_SQL_Server/5.6.7.508/DB_SQL...

Revised: October 11, 2017
133057 - Database reports that Foglight may have inefficient or missing indexes

Database reports that Foglight Management Server (FMS) may have inefficient or missing indexes. Source: &nbsp;SQL Server Management Studio &gt...

Revised: October 11, 2017
114545 - Federation: Deleted agents are still seen in the Federator database dashboard

In a Federation environment, deleted agents are still displayed in the Global View | Databases table on the Federator.

Revised: October 4, 2017
125628 - Reports are not sent by e-mail to the configured recipients

Although email recipients are configured, reports (both manual and scheduled) are not sent via email. Alarm emails are successfully delivered, as...

Revised: October 3, 2017
114626 - FglAM service installed on active node of the Windows fail-over cluster

An Agent Manager that is installed on a Windows fail-over cluster as a service that runs on the active node cannot monitor databases that are...

Revised: October 3, 2017
114603 - Oracle CRS and Exadata alarms are not configurable in the database administration panel

The database agent administration panel does not support configuring the CRS and Exadata alarms.

Revised: October 4, 2017
205657 - Unable to add VMWare agent for vCenter 6.0

When creating VMWare agents for vCenter6 the below error message appears: &quot;An error has occurred. Please check your logs&quot;

Revised: October 4, 2017
227608 - Foglight for Storage Management 4.4 does not collect data from Equallogic

Foglight for Storage Management 4.4 does not collect data from Equallogic and the below exceptions can be seen in the agent logs: 2017-03-20 13...

Revised: October 4, 2017
121196 - Display last backup dates for different SQL Server backup types

For SQL Server databases, what does the Last Backup date in agent's Database drilldown page represent, and is there a way to see the&nbsp;last...

Revised: October 10, 2017
121925 - How to change the Foglight console theme

How can the Foglight console theme be changed?

Revised: October 10, 2017
122096 - How SQL Server agent homepage OS metrics are different with VMware agents configured

What do the different metrics for the Host Operating System represent on the SQL Server agent homepage with a VMware agent configured?

Revised: October 10, 2017
124381 - DBSS_File_Group and DBSS_File topology types cannot be found in Registry Value Wizard

The Topology Types DBSS_File_Group and DBSS_File cannot be found using the Registry Value Wizard in the &ldquo;Edit Registry Variable&rdquo; area...

Revised: October 10, 2017
110334 - Alert log messages and errors are not collected or seen in the Oracle dashboard

Oracle alert log drilldown page is not collecting many of the alert log messages and errors.

Revised: October 4, 2017
232930 - ENH REQ: Support REST API to accept username/password authentication

I understand the 2 tokens concept but  …  This kind of integration with other tools to Foglight is something that is becoming common and in...

Revised: October 3, 2017
233076 - How to monitor VEEAM from FVE (Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition) 8.7

How to monitor VEEAM from FVE (Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition) 8.7

Revised: October 2, 2017
114152 - Alarms, Rules and Home Page in a nutshell

The Home Page is not correlating with the Alarms being fired.

Revised: October 4, 2017
114172 - How to create a rule for a User Defined Collection

User Defined Collection is created, but the required topology type is missing How to create a rule based on the custom created User Defined...

Revised: October 4, 2017
114618 - OS_General, SGA Components, and Instance Statistics collections are missing from Oracle

The OS_General, SGA Components, and Instance Statistics collections are missing from the Collection Frequencies page.

Revised: October 3, 2017
177639 - Foglight HA: Best practice configuration for Foglight HA host with multiple NICs

Foglight HA:  Best practice configuration for Foglight HA host with multiple NICs

Revised: October 10, 2017
63439 - In order for the OS collections to work in the Database Agents, WinRM or WMI is required.

In order for the OS collections to work in the Database Agents with Windows, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) or Windows Remote Management...

Revised: October 12, 2017
68076 - How to configure WinRM for agents to collect data successfully from monitored Hyper-V, AD, EXC, VMwareView, Xen servers?

How to configure WinRM for agents to collect data successfully from monitored Hyper-V, AD, EXC, VMwareView, Xen servers?

Revised: October 12, 2017
127353 - SQL Server host database sizes topology history

Where can historical metric information on SQL Server host database sizes be found?

Revised: October 10, 2017
133775 - Replacing a 32 bit embedded MySQL with a 64 bit version

How to Replace a 32 bit embedded MySQL with a 64 bit version

Revised: October 10, 2017
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