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234369 - Unix monitored host shows the message "The privilege command /usr/sbin/ is executed by user with id x"

The following messages can be seeing from Linux monitored host; commands executed by the user configured for data collection within Foglight...

Created: November 8, 2017
234495 - Foglight FMS repository Oracle database password length is limited to 20 characters.

The following error message was received when entering the database password in the FMS (Foglight Management Server) installation wizard: &nbsp...

Created: November 13, 2017
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228695 - Video - FMS Upgrade - Overview

What's involved with updating a Foglight Management Server?

Revised: November 14, 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: November 2, 2017
212566 - On mixed Windows and Linux environments, SQL PI stops monitoring after cartridge upgrade

After upgrading the database cartridge to 5.7.5.30 or higher with a PI repository on Linux it stops monitoring.

Revised: November 14, 2017
234366 - Incorrect wording of the "Unprotected VMware VMs" Rule

The rule " Unprotected VMware VMs " currently contains the following text: "The vCenter "vCenter01" has XXX VMs which...

Revised: November 10, 2017
234411 - Snapshots are described as Checkpoints within Change History section of the VMware Optimizer dashboard

When viewing the Recent Changes within the Snapshot tab of the VMware Optimizer cartridge, a snapshot is referred to as a Checkpoint. For example...

Revised: November 10, 2017
196223 - Adding a SQL Server agent without all of the necessary permissions for monitoring

Can a SQL Server database agent be added to monitor an instance without granting the needed permissions?

Revised: November 14, 2017
196269 - Non Cartridge Rules were deleted from Federator

When installing the SQL Server database cartridge in a Federator the cartridge deleted custom rules that were created by the customer.

Revised: November 14, 2017
49509 - How to uninstall and remove the Foglight Agent Manager (FglAM)?

What are the steps required to completely remove FglAM from a server?

Revised: November 14, 2017
46933 - How toI install the Foglight Agent Manager as a service?

The FglAM has been installed on the Windows client, but there is no option to install the FglAM as a service. How to install the Foglight Agent...

Revised: November 14, 2017
56911 - How to force Foglight to use TCP when in High Availability (HA) mode?

After experiencing local UDP problems, how can one force Foglight to use TCP in High Availability (HA) mode?

Revised: November 6, 2017
177478 - How monitor SQL Server database instances in DMZ?

How can be Foglight be installed to monitor SQL Server database instances on hosts in a DMZ?

Revised: November 6, 2017
177914 - Change a database agent collection frequency or frequencies

How can the collection frequency settings be changed for a database agent? Changing database agent collection frequencies.

Revised: November 6, 2017
179523 - WinRM: Configuring Windows host for remote monitoring via WinRM

Steps to aid in configuring & troubleshooting a Windows host for remote monitoring via WinRM (Windows Remote Management)

Revised: November 3, 2017
68693 - Both HA (High Availability) FMSs (Foglight Management Servers) in the same cluster start up as primary HA servers

Both HA (High Availability) FMSs in the same cluster start up as primary HA servers There are error messages like the following in the log...

Revised: November 6, 2017
185435 - How to use Cartridge Builder to copy items such as Services, Rules, Registry variables from one FMS to another?

How can one Export/Import Services and Its child objects such as found in the Service Builder? How can one copy rules from one FMS to another?

Revised: November 1, 2017
154871 - SQL Server agent behavior monitoring Operating System (OS) data in Microsoft SQL Server clusters

How are Microsoft SQL Server clusters monitored under Foglight for SQL Server cartridge?

Revised: November 10, 2017
146510 - How to delete VMWare stale objects?

How to delete VMWare stale objects? When reviewing "VMWare Environment | Administration | Instance" and checking the "Limits&quot...

Revised: November 7, 2017
109599 - OS collection fails with "Too many open file" errors

The Operating System (OS) connections and metrics fail intermittently in the database dashboard for Oracle agents on Linux. The hard nofile...

Revised: November 13, 2017
212407 - Alarm for a long running SQL Server query

Is there a rule to alarm for a long running SQL query, for example if the query exceeds 30 mins then alert? 

Revised: November 12, 2017
179737 - PREEMPTIVE_OS_REPORTEVENT wait event keeps being listed in All Wait Events with PI

What does the PREEMPTIVE_OS_REPORTEVENT wait event that keeps being listed in All Wait Events with SQL PI mean?

Revised: November 10, 2017
155621 - Blacking out a single database agent collection

How can a single collection from the database agent be blacked out during the nightly backup periods?

Revised: November 6, 2017
156663 - Unable to add a new SQL Server agent when SSL is optional

When trying to add a new SQL Server database instance an error "Database connection failed". The DB user Credentials have successfully been tested...

Revised: November 6, 2017
206989 - How to Add Topology Objects to Stale Object Cleanup Dashboard

How to add a Topology Type to manage its instance count in the Stale Objects Dashboard (Investigate Objects for Cleanup dashboard)&nbsp...

Revised: November 2, 2017
234251 - FMS 5.7.5.8 Hotfix HFIX-256

This Hotfix addresses defect FGL-19128 (Duplicate reports on HA env) in the V5.7.5.8 Foglight Management Server.  Please see KB 102406 .

Revised: November 2, 2017
212131 - Administration link via the gears icon is not working for Oracle database agents

The administration link is not working from the gear icon in the right corner of the Oracle dashboards including from PI in the 5.7.5.30 Oracle...

Revised: November 14, 2017
212407 - Alarm for a long running SQL Server query

Is there a rule to alarm for a long running SQL query, for example if the query exceeds 30 mins then alert? 

Revised: November 14, 2017
212253 - When trying out the mirror dashboard, foglight does not detect mirroring,

In trying out the mirror dashboard, Foglight does not detect mirroring when drilling down on the Mirror SQL Server. It only displays the mirror...

Revised: November 14, 2017
178282 - Where is the SQL Server Memory Manager collection located?

Where are the Memory Manager metric collection frequencies located for SQL Server agents?

Revised: November 10, 2017
232703 - Exclude Ciphers from Foglight Tomcat Datastore

How to exclude weak Ciphers from Foglight the Management Server?

Revised: November 6, 2017
155910 - Cannot verify a SQL Server agent account in a Windows Active Directory (AD) group

A user cannot verify a SQL Server connection on one instance using a Windows AD group membership.  The user is not a direct member of the...

Revised: November 8, 2017
180960 - Alarm fired from deactivated agent

An alert was received from Foglight after the rule was disabled in Foglight. There is no copy of the rule in the Foglight system and no other...

Revised: November 10, 2017
148380 - Why does the "Service Name" of a Windows 5.8.1 FglAM have to be set to "FglAM" in order for the FglAM to shut down?

When the service for a 5.8.1 FglAM is created with the "sc create" command and "FglAM" is not used as the service name the...

Revised: November 14, 2017
183237 - Is regular maintenance or are index rebuilds necessary for the SQL PI repository database?

Is there any self maintenance in the SQL PI components to rebuild indexes similar to what Performance Analysis has?

Revised: November 10, 2017
156465 - What types of database agents can be migrated between agent managers using the database agent migration utility?

Which types of database agents can be migrated between two Foglight Agent Managers (FglAM) using the database agent migration utility?

Revised: November 9, 2017
156661 - Severity level alarms firing after upgrade to SQL Server cartridge

After upgrading the SQL Server cartridge alarms similar to the following begin firing DBSS - SQL Server Fatal Current Process Error (severity...

Revised: November 9, 2017
176417 - No execution plan details in SQL PI for a SQL Server instance

Unable to generate or see execution plans for a SQL Server instance.

Revised: November 10, 2017
177150 - SQL Server Error log alarms do not fire

The SQL Server error log alarm does not fire for new records added to the SQL Server error log which match the defined criteria.

Revised: November 10, 2017
215618 - Metrics are missing in the SQL Server databases area

Disk used size, log sizes, filegroup, and filestream information is missing for some databases in a SQL Server instance. An Error message &quot...

Revised: November 9, 2017
178553 - Is Performance Investigator (SQL PI and Oracle PI) the same as Performance Analysis?

Is PI (Performance Investigator) is same as Performance Analysis or is it a different product? What version of the Oracle and SQL Server...

Revised: November 10, 2017
183739 - Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition (FVE) and Foglight (Forge) versions Mapping

Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition (FVE) and Foglight (Forge) versions Mapping

Revised: November 10, 2017
212608 - Failed to enable SQL PI monitoring extension (DLP insertion failed) using 5.7.5.30 cartridge or higher

Cannot install SQL PI repository on Windows: SQL PI repository installation failure After upgrading to the 5.7.5.30 or higher database cartridge...

Revised: November 10, 2017
234306 - Sorting of the Virtual Machine Health (Performance) score is incorrect

Sorting of the Virtual Machine Health (Performance) score is incorrect. For example, if listed in descending order, a Virtual Machine with a...

Revised: November 10, 2017
232945 - How to use upgrade pre-checker (Pre-upgrade analysis utility) for Foglight 5.9.1 and Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition (FVE) 8.7?

How to use upgrade pre-checker (Pre-upgrade analysis utility) for Foglight 5.9.1 and Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition (FVE) 8.7?

Revised: November 9, 2017
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