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234845 - Can BCC used in the email settings for database cartridges in the agent administration panel?

Is there a way to add BCC (Blind CC, blind carbon copy) into the email settings for database cartridges using the agent administration panel?

Created: November 28, 2017
234748 - Exchange agent unable to start data collection due to SMB Connectivity failure

Exchange agent unable to start data collection due to SMB Connectivity failure. Below error is logged in agent log: 2017-10-24 14:29:17.790 ERROR...

Created: November 22, 2017
234831 - VMware Agent has entered an invalid state and is unable to proceed with normal operation

VMW Agent Messages: Agent message. virtualcenter.company.org. The agent has entered an invalid state and is unable to proceed with normal operation...

Created: November 28, 2017
234887 - Defining the Connection Settings for SQL Server Monitored Instances

The Connection Details view contains a table that displays all the agents that were selected before entering the Databases Administration...

Created: November 29, 2017
234831 - VMware Agent has entered an invalid state and is unable to proceed with normal operation

VMW Agent Messages: Agent message. pdcw01vs01.ccwdata.org. The agent has entered an invalid state and is unable to proceed with normal operation...

Created: November 28, 2017
234788 - Foglight Agent Managers in HA mode are not stable.

Foglight Agent Managers (FglAM) in HA mode are not stable. They are not synchronized properly and a fail over causes agent deletion.

Created: November 24, 2017
234627 - Unable to create Oracle agent from the Databases dashboard

Unable to create Oracle agent from the Databases dashboard. Below error is seen when agent creation is tried. Error executing script id=system...

Created: November 17, 2017
234873 - Does the AD/Exchange agent support LDAPS?

Is LDAPS (LDAP over SSL) supported when using the AD & Exchange cartridge/agent?

Created: November 29, 2017
234843 - "Return closed connection JDBCConnection:mssql profile" messages in SQL Server agent logs

What do messages similar to the following in database agent logs mean? "Return closed connection JDBCConnection:mssql profile,host=HOSTNAME...

Created: November 28, 2017
234849 - SSL dropdown is missing when in the simple database agent wizard installer

SSL drop down is missing when I go to Databases and then click "Monitor". But if I go to the Discover More Instances link the setting is present

Created: November 28, 2017
234873 - Does the AD/Exchange agent support LDAPS?

Is LDAPS (LDAP over SSL) supported when using the AD & Exchange cartridge/agent?

Created: November 29, 2017
234887 - Defining the Connection Settings for SQL Server Monitored Instances

The Connection Details view contains a table that displays all the agents that were selected before entering the Databases Administration dashboard.

Created: November 29, 2017
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225779 - Time range changes are not effecting the execution plan dashboard.

Time range changes do not cause changes in the execution plan dashboard.

Revised: November 23, 2017
215618 - Metrics are missing in the SQL Server agent database information page

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 23, 2017
225762 - SQL BI monitoring on SQL Server Clusters

Is SQL BI monitoring supported on SQL Server clusters?

Revised: November 23, 2017
233088 - Does Foglight for VMWare Horizon View 5.7.3 supports monitoring VMware Horizon View 7.3?

Does Foglight for VMWare Horizon View 5.7.3 supports monitoring VMware Horizon View 7.3?

Revised: November 23, 2017
225769 - Downstream FglAM name should be entered to the agent concentrator in GA as it appears in topology

Downstream Foglight Agent Manager (FglAM) name should be entered to the agent concentrator in GA as it appears in topology: All agents | &lt...

Revised: November 23, 2017
222477 - Can foglight monitor a fileshare witness in an AlwaysOn cluster?

Can the Foglight cartridge for SQL Server monitor a fileshare witness within an AlwaysOn cluster?

Revised: November 20, 2017
215570 - Are Oracle 9i databases supported with the Foglight for Oracle cartridges?

Is an Oracle 9.2.0.7 (9i) database instance supported with the Foglight cartridge?

Revised: November 20, 2017
225777 - Generating a plan for a statement retrieves "No operators found..."

Sometimes, the query_hash is changed by SQL Server and generating a plan using the Generate button fails. 

Revised: November 23, 2017
224985 - New database agent installation fails due to duplicate installer agent error

The database agent upgrade process or the new agent installation process does not work and an error similar to the following appears: &quot...

Revised: November 23, 2017
225755 - Prerequisites for SSAS Analysis Services monitoring

What are the prerequisites for monitoring SQL Server Analysis Services using the Foglight SQL Server cartridge?

Revised: November 23, 2017
73920 - Which Foglight issues will be supported by Quest Technical Support?

Which Foglight issues will be supported by Quest Technical Support and in which cases are Professional Services Support required?

Revised: November 20, 2017
211888 - Database installer reports: "No Foglight Agent Manager available for upgrade"

When navigating to databases dashboard the "Required Upgrade" message was displayed, but when clicking on it, it displays "No...

Revised: November 17, 2017
75038 - Configuring alarm and action behavior

Foglight allows you to configure rule behavior to ensure it does not fire repeatedly. Defining the behavior of rule alarms and actions can help you...

Revised: November 28, 2017
148592 - OS Credential connection error messages in database agent logs or OS Authentication fails

In the database agent logs there are messages similar to the following: "A connection with <HOSTNAME> could not be established using...

Revised: November 28, 2017
222193 - Can the SQL Server cartridge monitor SQL Virtual Log File (VLF) counts?

Can the SQL Server cartridge monitor SQL VLF log file counts?

Revised: November 20, 2017
222593 - Mismatch on deadlocks displayed on alarms and deadlocks report

A time difference is seen between the alarms and email notifications generated by the "DBSS - Deadlocks" rule and the data displayed on...

Revised: November 20, 2017
227950 - Is a Performance Investigator (PI) repository installed on Windows 2016 a supported platform?

Is it supported to install the Peformance Investigator repository on Windows 2016? The following errors appear in the log files when installing...

Revised: November 20, 2017
156825 - Credential alarms fire hourly from SQL Server agents

Credential Management Event alarms fire hourly from both Windows Agents (Infrastructure agents) and SQL Server agents. Cannot establish...

Revised: November 21, 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...

Revised: November 24, 2017
136232 - If set to unlimited, the Agent Manager upstream-verified cache could grow to a size larger than what can be fit into memory

During Resource negotiation, Foglight Agent Manager (FglAM) adds queue disk size settings from agent configuration to what is set in state/default...

Revised: November 21, 2017
223619 - Wrong number for completions SQL Server batches

For batches, the execution_count.sys.dm_exec_query_stats metric is updated only at the end of the execution, that behavior causes that execution...

Revised: November 23, 2017
225761 - "Format specifier '%s' " is entered in agent log

"Format specifier '%s' " is entered in Foglight agent log

Revised: November 23, 2017
231071 - Which Operating Systems are supported as a PI repository and enabled agents?

Which Operating Systems are supported as SQL Performance Investigator (PI) / Oracle Performance Investigator repositories? Which versions of...

Revised: November 20, 2017
232137 - Common recommendations and requirements for SQL PI environments

What are some of the most common sizing suggestions and requirements for SQL PI environments?

Revised: November 23, 2017
233269 - Performance impact (High CPU) from database agent queries on monitored host

When a database agent is activated the monitored the collections running cause high CPU on the monitored database instance. When the Foglight...

Revised: November 20, 2017
225781 - In SQL Server 2014 instances the SQL text presented may be truncated.

SQL text in SQL Server 2014 instances may be truncated.

Revised: November 23, 2017
184218 - Does Hyper-V Agent collect CPU Ready Time equvalent metric for VMs

Does Hyper-V Agent collect CPU Ready Time equivalent metric for VMs

Revised: November 21, 2017
227950 - Is a Performance Investigator (PI) repository installed on Windows 2016 a supported platform?

Is it supported to install the Peformance Investigator repository on Windows 2016? The following errors appear in the log files when installing...

Revised: November 17, 2017
225928 - What combinations of Oracle agents and OS platforms can be run with SQL PI?

What combinations of OS types for SQL PI Repositories can be run with Oracle agents running SQL PI?

Revised: November 23, 2017
225767 - WMI issues on a Windows 2008 R2 / SQL Server version 2012 instance with a name that contains inverted commas

On Microsoft® Windows® 2008 R2, a SQL Server version 2012 instance with a name that contains inverted commas (''; (for example...

Revised: November 23, 2017
97754 - Setting credentials and instance properties for DB2 agents

Users can use the Database Management view on the Databases Administration dashboard to manage the list of monitored databases and validate their...

Revised: November 29, 2017
225776 - row_count metric is supported from SQL Server version 10.50.2500 and above

Row_count metrics fail for a SQL Server 2008 instance.

Revised: November 23, 2017
70765 - Foglight for Active Directory and Exchange Agent Prerequisite Tool

Remote Access Diagnostics is a tool developed to check the connection between the Foglight Agent Manager (Fglam) server and Active Directory and...

Revised: November 29, 2017
225822 - Difference between brighthouse.ini and infobright.cnf files

What is the difference between the brighthouse.ini and the infobright.cnf? In some installations there is a brighthouse.ini but no infobright...

Revised: November 23, 2017
225768 - Release notes state that a Linux FglAM cannot be used for WinRM Connections

The Foglight for SQL Server and Foglight for Oracle cartridge release notes both state that "A Foglight Agent Manager (FglAM) residing on...

Revised: November 23, 2017
60483 - How to generate a simple rule that will constantly fire repeat alerts?

There is a multiple Severity rule that has promoted to Fatal. The rule will not send any additional alerts as per the design of Foglight.  Is...

Revised: November 29, 2017
225774 - The Databases Dashboard does not display the instance grid when the screen is in resolution 1024x768

The main Databases Dashboard does not display the instance grid when the screen is in resolution 1024*768

Revised: November 23, 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: November 29, 2017
114121 - Validating Connectivity and Starting to Monitor Oracle Instances

After setting the default credentials for the host, these newly created credentials can now be used by the wizard to attempt to log in to the...

Revised: November 29, 2017
231116 - Changing the display name for a database agent

Can the display name for a SQL Server, Oracle, or DB2 agent be changed? How can a SQL Server, Oracle, or DB2 agent be renamed?

Revised: November 23, 2017
225404 - A duplicate WindowsAgent is created when validating the connectivity for a SQL Server agent.

The WindowsAgents were deployed using the fully qualified host name.  When the V5.7.5.6 SQL Server connectivity is validated and the...

Revised: November 23, 2017
225763 - SQL PI and FglAM High Availability (HA)

Can Agent Managers hosting SQL PI participate in Foglight Agent Manager High Availability (HA)?

Revised: November 23, 2017
225778 - Execution Plan Comparison popup

In the Execution Plan comparison popup, the date of the selected plan is the insert time to the SQL PI repository and not the execution time...

Revised: November 23, 2017
225765 - In the Lock Tree SQL text link the full text in blocking history is different than Overview tab

The Full Text in the blocking history tree and in Overview tab after clicking on the SQL Text link isn't similar.

Revised: November 23, 2017
225782 - SQL's and execution plans may not be collected on SQL Server 2014

The values of column query_hash and query_plan_hash are NULL for DMV sys.dm_exec_requests in SQL Server 2014 causing SQLs and execution plans not...

Revised: November 23, 2017
214857 - OS Cluster pop-up message when adding a new SQL Server instance

OS Cluster pop-up message when adding a new SQL Server instance implies that an IC agent needs to be installed on each physical node. The...

Revised: November 20, 2017
214917 - Registry variables listed in the Rules "other" column

What type of registry variables are listed in the "Other" column in the Rules dashboard?

Revised: November 20, 2017
215091 - Database Overview dashboard reports "The dashboard is disabled for SQL Server" when V5.6.10 FMS uses a SQL Server repository

Database Overview dashboard reports "The dashboard is disabled for SQL Server" when FMS uses a SQL Server repository. The FMS...

Revised: November 20, 2017
215197 - Why does the SQL server agent use XPCommandShell for monitoring the server?

Why would Foglight be using XPCommandShell for monitoring the server? 

Revised: November 20, 2017
215201 - "DBSS - Backup Media Free Space Is Too Low" looks at the root drive letters only

The "DBSS – Backup Media Free Space Is Too Low" rule only collects information from the root drive location. How can this be...

Revised: November 20, 2017
215491 - "DBSS – Backup Media Free Space Is Too Low" alarm monitors root drive letters

The "DBSS – Backup Media Free Space Is Too Low" monitors drive locations at the root of the Windows drive letter. Can a subfolder...

Revised: November 20, 2017
234664 - Storage Generic SMI-S Agent gets wrong metrics from EMC Unity Array

EMC Unity uses it's own way to calculate LUN latency: Latency = QueueLength / Throughput Current Generic SMi-S Storage Cartridge displays...

Revised: November 21, 2017
234670 - Is Foglight affected by Postgres vulnerabilty CVE-2017-7546?

Is Foglight affected by Postgres vulnerabilty CVE-2017-7546? It was found that authenticating to a PostgreSQL database account with an empty...

Revised: November 21, 2017
234645 - Veeam agent uses only HTTP protocol to connect to the Veeam Rest API

Veeam agent uses only HTTP protocol to connect to the Veeam Rest API.

Revised: November 20, 2017
231498 - Foglight for DB2 LUW Hotfix 5.7.5.37

This hotfix addresses issues listed in Resolved issues. The minimum version required for installing this hotfix is 5.7.5.1. This hotfix may...

Revised: November 23, 2017
230217 - SSL option missing from SQL Server CLI installer

SQL Server database agents that connect using a SSL connection cannot be added using the Command Line Installer (CLI).

Revised: November 23, 2017
231071 - Which Operating Systems are supported as a PI repository and enabled agents?

Which Operating Systems are supported as SQL Performance Investigator (PI) / Oracle Performance Investigator repositories? Which versions of...

Revised: November 29, 2017
214936 - SQL Server Availability group data not collecting

The Foglight SQL Server agent shows no availability group data under HADR and the Infrastructure agent did not display as being tied to the SQL...

Revised: November 20, 2017
230784 - Cannot save connection details when changing it via database "Admininstration" dashboard

When opening the database "Admininstration" dashboard the way below, connection details cannot be saved: Go to databases "Global...

Revised: November 23, 2017
225766 - Plan cache & Top SQL collections fail in SQL Server 2012 availability groups

In SQL Server® 2012, when a database is part of an availability group and the instance has databases that are secondaries and currently...

Revised: November 23, 2017
225936 - Can the same agent name be used twice?

Can a duplicate agent name be used in Foglight?

Revised: November 23, 2017
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