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238619 - Foglight SSO SAML 2.0 Support

 I would to know if Foglight support SSO with SAML 2.0, if not please make it an enhancement request. I am aware that Foglight SSO works with AD...

Created: January 18, 2018
238619 - Foglight SSO SAML 2.0 Support

 I would to know if Foglight support SSO with SAML 2.0, if not please make it an enhancement request. I am aware that Foglight SSO works...

Created: January 18, 2018
238629 - Foglight alarm for when" 'vmnic" is in a "not connected" state

There is no Foglight alarm when "vmnic" is in a "not connected" state.

Created: January 19, 2018
238657 - Configuring Windows Remote Management (WInRM) using winrm quickconfig

Windows Remote Management (WinRM) can be configured quickly on a Windows Server using default settings through the "winrm quickconfig" command.

Created: January 19, 2018
238978 - SQL Server collections failed with the error 'Error converting data type nvarchar to numeric'

In SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.5, the following collections fail with  'Error converting data type nvarchar to numeric' errors. DBSS_SQL_Server...

Created: January 26, 2018
238666 - "Maximum number of DatagramSockets reached" error on Agent Manager

The following error message is found in the Foglight Agent Manager log or in a Foglight agent log ERROR   [FglAM:IncomingMessage[5]-28...

Created: January 19, 2018
238711 - What are the steps required to use an external signed certificate in the Foglight Managment Server?

What are the steps required to use an external signed certificate (Enterprise certificate) in the Foglight Managment Server (FMS) so that the...

Created: January 23, 2018
239061 - Foglight Exchange agent fails to collect data when SMBv1 is disabled

Foglight Exchange agent fails to collect data when SMBv1 is disabled.

Created: January 30, 2018
238543 - Rapid Recovery agent fails with error: "Error occurs during collection"

In VROOM Dashboard, a Rapid Recovery agent fails to collect data. The affected agent shows an alarm in the VROOM Administration tab with the...

Created: January 17, 2018
238978 - SQL Server collections failed with the error 'Error converting data type nvarchar to numeric'

In SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.5, the following collections fail with  'Error converting data type nvarchar to numeric' errors. DBSS_SQL_Server...

Created: January 26, 2018
238619 - Foglight SSO SAML 2.0 Support

 I would to know if Foglight support SSO with SAML 2.0, if not please make it an enhancement request. I am aware that Foglight SSO works with AD...

Created: January 18, 2018
238619 - Foglight SSO SAML 2.0 Support

 I would to know if Foglight support SSO with SAML 2.0, if not please make it an enhancement request. I am aware that Foglight SSO works with AD...

Created: January 18, 2018
239067 - VMware Optimizer Memory Calculation

Memory optimizer report, doesn't seem correct. We see lots of machines, has the recommendation "Increase Memory Allocation from 4 GB to 4...

Created: January 30, 2018
238879 - How does data flow from the PI Engine to the Repository?

How does the data flow from the SQL PI and Oracle PI Engine into the PI repository?

Created: January 25, 2018
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176968 - CPU and memory virtual machine (VM) reservations and Foglight

A Foglight Management Server or Agent Manager is located on a virtual machine which (VM) runs out of Java Heap Space even though the VM is...

Revised: January 24, 2018
189065 - Are SQL Server agents (with PI) supported in FglAM HA mode?

Are SQL Server agents (with PI) supported in Foglight Agent Manager (FglAM) High Availability (HA) mode?

Revised: January 24, 2018
94039 - RPC Server is Unavailable (0x800706ba)

A " 0x800706ba : RPC Server is Unavailable " error is encountered when trying to add a new Operating System (OS) connection or validating an...

Revised: January 22, 2018
96915 - What ports does the Java agent use to connect to the FglAM?

We are aware that the FglAM uses 8080 and the Java agent uses 41705 to talk to the FMS, but what ports does the FglAM / Java agent use on the...

Revised: January 22, 2018
195894 - Error: "Failed to execute collection [DBSS_DTC_Information], reason=failed to run WMI query: DBSS_Dtc_Information1_0_0_0.wmi"

The following error appears in the agent log file: --- ECHO <fb8be857-fbcf-4747-973d-295a8570e581/DB_SQL_Server/5.7.5.7/DB_SQL_Server...

Revised: January 20, 2018
148204 - How to exclude specific drives from the VMW Logical Drive rules?

A virtual machine at the vCenter level can be removed, but it still appears in Foglight and the logical drives might still generate alarms. This...

Revised: January 26, 2018
230010 - DellUnixAgent not able to add host - The ICMP native helper application exited with error code 1

When trying to add a DellUnixaAgent for a Linux server , it shows verification failed: Could not start the native ICMP application, and at agent...

Revised: January 25, 2018
94531 - Debugging WInRM/WMI connections from the Foglight Agent Manager (FglAM)

How to debug WinRM/WMI from FGLAM side?

Revised: January 20, 2018
86944 - How to share a user's dashboard so others can view?

How to copy a user's dashboard so others can view?

Revised: January 19, 2018
114552 - Received more rows than allowed in Oracle custom UDC collections (User Defined Collections)

When running user-defined collections on dynamic tables, deleted items are still kept in the topology. As a result, the number of rows displayed...

Revised: January 30, 2018
144909 - Alarm Analysis Cartridge plug in for Foglight and Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise.

How can I gather historical information on the total number of alarms in the Alarm table, including the number of credential alarms.

Revised: January 18, 2018
154556 - Event log entry can't be parsed for one monitored host by DellWindowsEventLogMonitor. "QSFT_MATCH_START could not parse matched record...java.lang.NumberFormatException: For input string" reported.

Event log entry cannot be parsed for one monitored host by DellWindowsEventLogMonitor agent.   Messages like the following are reported in...

Revised: January 17, 2018
157776 - Is there a report I can create or run to show the hosts that are connecting through a concentrator?

I'd like to be able to get a view on which FglAM's are connecting to a concentrator vs. directly to the FMS.  Or from the concentrator...

Revised: January 17, 2018
98390 - Connection errors adding or connecting to a SQL Server agent

Customer is unable to connect to monitored host SQL Server server in the database discovery process. Received "Database Connection Failed" errors...

Revised: January 23, 2018
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: January 18, 2018
114452 - Enable WinRM remotely from another Windows Server using PSexec

The following steps can be used to enable the WinRM service to execute processes remotely using Powershell. This command uses PSexec (a part of...

Revised: January 19, 2018
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: January 29, 2018
92135 - "Login failed. The login is from an untrusted domain..." errors

The database SQL Server agent is locked with the following message appearing in the SQL Server agent log: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS.SSS ECHO <DB_SQL...

Revised: January 30, 2018
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: January 16, 2018
157126 - How to generate an RSA key for a Linux host for a Foglight RSA credential.

Example steps to generate an RSA key for a Linux host for a Foglight RSA credential.

Revised: January 30, 2018
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: January 22, 2018
111138 - "The maximum number of concurrent operations for this user has been exceeded"

While adding databases to Foglight, the SQL Server OS validation fails even though the SQL Server connection test is successful from the FglAM to...

Revised: January 23, 2018
185163 - Permission requirements for the Infrastructure Agents and required ports.

What are the requirements for Infrastructure Agent on Windows and Linux and required ports.

Revised: January 22, 2018
114289 - "Socket closed" or "Timeout expired" errors connecting to SQL Server instance

A "Socket Closed" or "Timeout expired" error occurs from the SQL Server JDBC driver connects to a SQL Server instance. com.dell.dsgi.jdbc...

Revised: January 26, 2018
204932 - Cannot setup OS monitoring for database agent to Windows server "OS validation failed " AND "A connection could not be established"

When adding operating system (OS) monitoring for SQL Server agent. it fails with error : A connection could not be established. <img alt="" src...

Revised: January 22, 2018
68076 - How to configure WinRM for agents to collect data successfully from monitored Windows based server including Hyper-V, AD, EXC, VMwareView, Xen servers?

How to configure WinRM for agents to collect data successfully from monitored Windows based server including Hyper-V, AD, EXC, VMwareView, Xen...

Revised: January 19, 2018
102431 - Setting up WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) on host machines

How can WMI be set up on target hosts? What are the minimum requirements for Windows WMI OS monitoring in situations to avoid using the local...

Revised: January 20, 2018
114295 - Using WBEMTEST to test collecting operating system data from remote Windows systems

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

Revised: January 23, 2018
114559 - How to set a static (fixed) WMI port in Windows

WMI runs as part of a shared service host with ports assigned through DCOM by default. However, users can set up the WMI service to run as the...

Revised: January 23, 2018
232764 - Is Foglight affected by Apache Struts bug CVE-2017-9793, CVE-2017-9804, CVE-2017-9805 ?

Is Foglight affected by Apache Struts bug CVE-2017-9793, CVE-2017-9804, CVE-2017-9805,  CVE-2017-12611 ?

Revised: January 24, 2018
111138 - "The maximum number of concurrent operations for this user has been exceeded"

While adding databases to Foglight, the SQL Server OS validation fails even though the SQL Server connection test is successful from the FglAM to...

Revised: January 23, 2018
233207 - How to get VMWare CPU and memory reservation information from the OS command line

How can VMWare CPU and memory reservations be found using VMWare tool commands from the Operating System (OS) command line? What VMWare tools...

Revised: January 23, 2018
135246 - Enterprise SQL Server Performance Summary report missing SQL Server memory metrics an instance

The Enterprise SQL Server Performance Summary report does not display SQL Server memory metrics for one instance. The other instances display the...

Revised: January 23, 2018
141559 - DCOM Prerequisites for the Exchange Server, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Server 2012 Prerequisites.

Improper configuration of this can lead to disconnection of AD Agents and no collection of data.

Revised: January 22, 2018
56780 - How to enable passwordless login to access Foglight Dashboards? (NoLoginUser)

How to enable passwordless login to access Foglight Dashboards? (NoLoginUser)

Revised: January 23, 2018
93113 - Reseting the WMI performance counters

Messages similar to the following are found in Windows and database agent logs files.  ECHO <DB_SQL_Server/5.7.5.41/DB_SQL_Server/DBSS-EXAMPLE...

Revised: January 23, 2018
102431 - Setting up WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation) on host machines

How can WMI be set up on target hosts? What are the minimum requirements for Windows WMI OS monitoring in situations to avoid using the local...

Revised: January 23, 2018
104107 - "Invalid WMI query 0x80041017" error found in log files

What does the error message "WMI query failed: Invalid query. 0x80041017" in a FglAM or agent log file represent?

Revised: January 23, 2018
146829 - "Unable to authenticate to host host.domain.com with credential" and "credentials rejected " error when WindowsAgent can't connect to the monitored host using WinRM.

A WindowsAgent using the WinRM connection method could not connect to the monitored host. &nbsp;The following message was reported in the non...

Revised: January 22, 2018
150519 - Duplicate Host Objects

Host objects are appearing twice in the Host, Infrastructure and Data Management Dashboard. Some metrics are visible when clicking &nbsp;via the...

Revised: January 22, 2018
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: January 22, 2018
114622 - How many Windows Agents can be deployed on one FglAM?

How many Windows Agents can be deployed on one FglAM?<!--?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /--><o:p></o:p...

Revised: January 22, 2018
114452 - Enable WinRM remotely from another Windows Server using PSexec

The following steps can be used to enable the WinRM service to execute processes remotely using Powershell. This command uses PSexec (a part of...

Revised: January 16, 2018
114559 - Setting a static fixed WMI port in Windows

WMI runs as part of a shared service host with ports assigned through DCOM by default. However, users can set up the WMI service to run as the...

Revised: January 16, 2018
238273 - Checking for blocked ports from a remote computer when TELNET is not available

Blocked ports often contribute to product connection issues.  Typically, Support requests to use TELNET or even run a “portable” version of...

Revised: January 22, 2018
114452 - Enable WinRM remotely from another Windows Server using PSexec

The following steps can be used to enable the WinRM service to execute processes remotely using Powershell. This command uses PSexec (a part of...

Revised: January 16, 2018
114559 - Setting a static fixed WMI port in Windows

WMI runs as part of a shared service host with ports assigned through DCOM by default. However, users can set up the WMI service to run as the...

Revised: January 16, 2018
148850 - Foglight for Storage Management support for Fujitsu DX600 S3, DX440

Does Foglight for Storage Management (FSM) support Fujitsu DX600 S3, DX440?

Revised: January 29, 2018
151081 - Does Foglight for Storage Management (FSM) support for EMC VPLEX?

Does Foglight for Storage Management (FSM) support for EMC VPLEX?&nbsp;

Revised: January 29, 2018
232945 - How to use upgrade pre-checker (Pre-upgrade analysis utility) for Foglight 5.9.1 and Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition (FVE) 8.7/8.7.5?

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

Revised: January 29, 2018
235678 - New License Files required for Foglight for Virtualization Products

Quest has updated license files for the following products: Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition (formerly vFoglight) Foglight for...

Revised: January 25, 2018
238492 - Using Group Policy Objects to configure WinRM

Windows Group Policy Objects can be used to automatically configure HTTP or HTTPS listeners in WinRM. Enable or disable the appropriate default...

Revised: January 18, 2018
238627 - Alarms triggered constantly by the rule VMware View Event Database Connection Error

Alarms triggered constantly by the rule VMware View Event Database Connection Error.   <img alt="" src="https://prod-support-images-cfm.s3...

Revised: January 19, 2018
238293 - Reserving processors (CPU) and memory (RAM) in Hyper-V for Foglight

Configuring virtual machine (VM) reservations is an important component in maintaining a stable Foglight monitoring environment.  Setting both...

Revised: January 23, 2018
238657 - Configuring Windows Remote Management (WInRM) using winrm quickconfig

Windows Remote Management (WinRM) can be configured quickly on a Windows Server using default settings through the "winrm quickconfig" command.

Revised: January 23, 2018
239034 - Example format of the "BSM ALL Event" rule sends to 3rd party systems/platforms

Foglight has been configured to send events to another REST web listener using the BSM All Event rule. However, there is limited information...

Revised: January 30, 2018
148842 - No data under DTC dashboard in SQL Server Database overview

In SQLServer overview dashboard, under DTC (Distribution Transaction Coordinator) dashboard, could not see any data displayed. Observed "There is...

Revised: January 23, 2018
238636 - Enable WinRM at Hyper-V Servers and SCVMM Servers (script)

WinRM can be enabled on Hyper-V Servers and SCVMM Servers by script in either of two ways. Through WinRM GPO automation script on domain...

Revised: January 25, 2018
156825 - Credential alarms fire every hour from SQL Server agents

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

Revised: January 22, 2018
225768 - Release notes state that a Linux FglAM cannot be used for WinRM Connections

Some earlier copies of the Foglight for SQL Server and Foglight for Oracle cartridge release notes state that &quot;A Foglight Agent Manager...

Revised: January 23, 2018
231796 - How to use AuthToken for sharing a Foglight dashboard

How to use AuthToken for sharing Foglight dashboard v.s NoLogin user

Revised: January 23, 2018
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