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261363 - How to add the PI extension to an Oracle 5.9.2.1 agent

How to add the PI extension to an Oracle agent This video is applicable to Foglight 5.9.1 and higher.

Created: September 13, 2018
261174 - NullPointerException on getPhysicalMemory causing agent to stop collecting

Windows Agent is not collecting metrics and the following error is seen in the agent logs: ERROR   [Quartz[0]-292] com.quest.remoteos...

Created: September 4, 2018
261367 - How-to configure LDAP integration for Foglight

How-to configure LDAP integration for Foglight

Created: September 13, 2018
261371 - SQL Server Hostname Missing in Database Dashboard

Host name Missing in Database Dashboard Issue 1 There are no associated errors in the FMS or SQL Server agent log files that accompany this...

Created: September 13, 2018
261361 - How to upgrade the SQL Server cartridge to 5.9.2.1

The Demo will Cover: How to install and upgrade a Foglight SQL Server cartridge to an incrementing version The upgrade process for...

Created: September 13, 2018
261362 - How to Create Foglight Oracle PI 5.9.2.1 PI Agents for Monitoring

Objectives: –The demo will cover how to create SQL Performance Investigator agents for monitoring and begin at the step of adding the...

Created: September 13, 2018
261363 - How to add the PI extension to an Oracle 5.9.2.1 agent

How to add the PI extension to an Oracle agent This video is applicable to Foglight 5.9.1 and higher.

Created: September 13, 2018
261356 - How to setup a DB2 agent to monitor a single partition instance

How to Setup a Foglight DB2 Agent for Monitoring a DB2 Single Partition Instance This video is applicable for Foglight 5.9.1 and higher.

Created: September 13, 2018
261359 - How to setup a single SQL Server agent using the simple mode

The Foglight Cartridge for SQL Server offers two methods when creating agents for monitoring, Simple and Advance Mode.  This video will cover...

Created: September 13, 2018
261242 - Hotfix-272 - Foglight for Exchange 5.7.2.2-201809210230-b119

Hotfix-272 - Foglight for Exchange 5.7.2.2-201809210230-b119

Created: September 7, 2018
261399 - What Agent Types are FglAM HA Aware

What Agent Types are FglAM HA Aware

Created: September 14, 2018
261356 - How to setup a DB2 5.9.2.1 agent to monitor a single partition instance

How to Setup a Foglight DB2 Agent for Monitoring a DB2 Single Partition Instance This video is applicable for Foglight 5.9.2 and higher.

Created: September 13, 2018
261359 - How to setup a single SQL Server 5.9.2.1 agent using the simple mode

The Foglight Cartridge for SQL Server offers two methods when creating agents for monitoring, Simple and Advance Mode.  This video will cover how...

Created: September 13, 2018
261361 - How to upgrade the SQL Server cartridge to 5.9.2.1

The Demo will Cover: How to install and upgrade a Foglight SQL Server cartridge to an incrementing version The upgrade process for...

Created: September 13, 2018
261360 - Graphs on the Foglight Management Server displays # instead of 0

Graphs on the Foglight Management Server (FMS) displays # instead of 0. <img alt="" height="750" src="https://prod-support-images-cfm.s3...

Created: September 13, 2018
261242 - Hotfix-272 - Foglight for Exchange 5.7.2.2-201810080743-b120

Hotfix-272 - Foglight for Exchange 5.7.2.2-201810080743-b120

Created: September 7, 2018
261366 - Agent data going to another host

We&#39;ve deployed an IC agent to monitor a Linux host, via a locally installed FGLAM.&nbsp; For some reason, this agent seems to think the...

Created: September 13, 2018
261371 - SQL Server Hostname Missing in Database Dashboard

Host name Missing in Database Dashboard Issue 1 There are no associated errors in the FMS or SQL Server agent log files that accompany this...

Created: September 13, 2018
261356 - How to setup a DB2 5.9.2.1 agent to monitor a single partition instance

How to Setup a Foglight DB2 Agent for Monitoring a DB2 Single Partition Instance This video is applicable for Foglight 5.9.2 and higher.

Created: September 13, 2018
261367 - How-to configure LDAP integration for Foglight

How-to configure LDAP integration for Foglight

Created: September 13, 2018
261237 - Can Foglight monitor Nutanix Storage Cluster or PureStorage or a Not listed in Support Matrix array?

Can Foglight monitor Nutanix Storage Cluster or PureStorage or a Not listed in Support Matrix array?

Created: September 6, 2018
261359 - How to setup a single SQL Server 5.9.2.1 agent using the simple mode

The Foglight Cartridge for SQL Server offers two methods when creating agents for monitoring, Simple and Advance Mode.  This video will cover how...

Created: September 13, 2018
261360 - Graphs on the Foglight Management Server displays # instead of 0

Graphs on the Foglight Management Server (FMS) displays # instead of 0. <img alt="" height="750" src="https://prod-support-images-cfm.s3...

Created: September 13, 2018
261355 - How to upgrade DB2 cartridge to 5.9.2.1

This video will cover How to install the latest Foglight Cartridge for DB2 version .car file and the Foglight Cartridge for DB2 upgrade process...

Created: September 13, 2018
261357 - How to Upgrade Foglight Cartridge 5.9.2.1 for Oracle

The demo will cover How to install and upgrade the latest Foglight Cartridge for Oracle version. Showing the Foglight Oracle Cartridge 5.9.2...

Created: September 13, 2018
261357 - How to Upgrade Foglight Cartridge 5.9.2.1 for Oracle

The demo will cover How to install and upgrade the latest Foglight Cartridge for Oracle version. Showing the Foglight Oracle Cartridge 5.9.2...

Created: September 13, 2018
261332 - User Management Support Read-only access for users

Enable user/role X to view all dashboards but not configure alarms or do any modifications. Currently there is only allow “all or nothing”, either...

Created: September 12, 2018
261242 - Hotfix - Foglight for Exchange 5.7.2.2-201808310904-b117

Hotfix - Foglight for Exchange 5.7.2.2-201808310904-b117

Created: September 7, 2018
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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: September 10, 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 stops working.

Revised: September 10, 2018
235918 - Workload sometimes disappears when the user navigates to the Databases Dashboard with PI enabled

The workload sometimes disappears in databases dashboard. Many agents are show dashes for workload but if the user hovers the mouse over it...

Revised: September 3, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
137896 - Database expansion pack support for DB2, Oracle, and SQL Server?

Is there a DB2 expansion pack dashboard available like the one Oracle and SQL Server?&nbsp; Is the SQL Server or Oracle expansion pack supported?

Revised: September 10, 2018
260955 - VMware Environment Virtual Switches icon is broken

Within the VMware Environment dashboard, the Virtual Switches icon displays as a broken icon.

Revised: September 3, 2018
114179 - Review Rule Definitions

If you want to review the conditions of a rule, open the rule in the Rule Management dashboard. * IMPORTANT: Avoid editing Foglight for...

Revised: September 12, 2018
114612 - Defining Data Collection Options and Database Agent Collection Frequencies (video)

The Foglight for database agents always collects and stores data, even when the browser window that displays the data is not active. This video...

Revised: September 12, 2018
157980 - How to install/upgrade to Cartridge for DB2 Version 5.7.5.X (Video)

How to upgrade the DB2 cartridge to the latest release This video is applicable for Foglight 5.6.11, 5.7.1, and 5.7.5

Revised: September 12, 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...

Revised: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
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&#39;t similar.

Revised: September 10, 2018
225766 - Plan cache & Top SQL collections fail in SQL Server 2012 availability groups

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

Revised: September 10, 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: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
139233 - Replication agent status alarms keep firing for the same failed replication jobs

The DBSS - Replication Agents - Status alarms keep firing for the same failed jobs.

Revised: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
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.&nbsp;

Revised: September 10, 2018
225779 - Time range changes are not effecting the execution plan dashboard.

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

Revised: September 10, 2018
260755 - Apache Struts bug S2-057 (CVE-2018-11776)

Apache Struts bug S2-057 (CVE-2018-11776) Impact of vulnerability: Possible Remote Code Execution when using results with no namespace and in...

Revised: September 3, 2018
255334 - Missing permissions after upgrade of Oracle cartridge to 5.7.5.50

After the upgrade from previous versions of Oracle cartridge to the version 5.7.5.50 some collections may fail due to the missing permissions that...

Revised: September 10, 2018
255534 - Unable to create a DB agent after agent was deleted. Message that instance already monitored

Unable to create a SQLServer agent after agent was deleted. Cleared the Agent data and Instance data through the Database Support Dashboard...

Revised: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
255976 - No Agent Managers (FglAM) listed in the database agent installer. Text is "There is no data to display"

When adding a new database agent in the installer wizard, there Agent Manager list states "There is no data to display". In the FMS log is the...

Revised: September 10, 2018
256194 - Ignore any log shipping destinations with NOREGISTER set

An log shipping alarm is received for a destination that has NOREGISTER set.

Revised: September 10, 2018
143549 - Chargeback advanced search should allow to search for Unassigned values

Chargeback advanced search should allow to search for null values. Steps to reproduce Go to Chargeback Go to either &ldquo;TFR Assignments...

Revised: September 14, 2018
232137 - SQL PI (and Oracle PI) environment requirements and recommendations

What are some of the most common sizing suggestions and requirements for SQL PI (Performance Investigator) and Oracle PI environments?

Revised: September 11, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
260251 - Migrating database agents with SQL PI to a different Agent Manager

How to move DB agent associated to SQL PI repository A to SQL PI repository B? How to Re-Assign a DB agent to a different Oracle or SQL Server...

Revised: September 10, 2018
176464 - How to Setup a Foglight DB2 Agent for Monitoring a DB2 Single Partition Instance?

How to Setup a Foglight DB2 Agent for Monitoring a DB2 Single Partition Instance?

Revised: September 12, 2018
260085 - Upgrading the MongoDB cartridge 5.9.2

How is the MongoDB cartridge for Foglight upgraded to the latest release?

Revised: September 12, 2018
69941 - Defining SQL Server Error Log Filtering (Video)

How does the SQL Server Error Log filter function? This video is applicable for Foglight 5.6.11 and higher

Revised: September 12, 2018
260082 - Upgrading the Postgresql cartridge 5.9.2

How is the Postgresql cartridge for Foglight upgraded to the latest release? This video is applicable for Foglight 5.7.5, 5.9.1, 5.9.2, and 5.9.3

Revised: September 12, 2018
114152 - Introduction to Rules and Alarms

The Home Page is not correlating with the Alarms being fired. This video is applicable to Foglight 5.6.11 and higher

Revised: September 12, 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...

Revised: September 5, 2018
157980 - How to install/upgrade to Cartridge for DB2 Version 5.7.5.X (Video)

How to upgrade the DB2 cartridge to the latest release This video is applicable for Foglight 5.6.11, 5.7.1, and 5.7.5

Revised: September 13, 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: September 7, 2018
72106 - Missing agents in the databases dashboard

Agents are shown as Active in&nbsp; Agent Status &nbsp;but do not appear in&nbsp; Databases Dashboard. Database agents are not showing listed...

Revised: September 13, 2018
241494 - V5.7.5.41 SQL Server agent cannot connect to instance when only the TLSv1.2 protocol is allowed.

TLSv1.2 is enforced in the environment.&nbsp; TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1 are not allowed. The V5.7.5.41`SQL Server agent cannot make a connection when...

Revised: September 13, 2018
155396 - How to Create Foglight Oracle 5.7.5 SQL PI Agents for Monitoring (Video)

How to Create Foglight Oracle SQL PI Agents for Monitoring? This video is applicable to Foglight 5.6.11, 5,7.1, 5.7.5, 5.9.1, 5.9.2, and 5.9.3

Revised: September 12, 2018
233158 - Unable to add Reporting Services using a custom ReportServer name

A SQL Server instance is using a customer ReportServer database in SSRS. Foglight does not seem to detect because it is not using the standard...

Revised: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 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: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
129330 - How to Configure Federation Environment

Basic things to be aware of when setting up a Federation Environment.

Revised: September 6, 2018
146924 - How to upgrade the infrastructure cartridge (hostagents.gar)

How to upgrade the infrastructure agent (hostagents.gar)

Revised: September 12, 2018
136829 - Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise vApp Configuration and Troubleshooting

Common configuration and Troubleshooting commands for vApp

Revised: September 7, 2018
155297 - How to Upgrade Foglight Cartridge for Oracle to Version 5.7.5.X Converting Foglight Oracle PA Integrated Agents into Foglight Oracle SQL PI Extension (Video)

How to Upgrade Foglight Cartridge for Oracle to Version 5.7.5.X Converting Foglight Oracle PA ?Integrated Agents into the Foglight Oracle? SQLPI...

Revised: September 12, 2018
261108 - Move Foglight default log directory to different path

What are the steps to change the  default log directory to different path?

Revised: September 1, 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/MyAgent...

Revised: September 10, 2018
258534 - SQL Server Disk Queue Length chart empty after upgrade to 5.7.5.50 cartridge

After upgrading the SQL Server cartridge to 5.7.5.50 the SQL Server Disk Queue Length chart in the Activity | SQL I/O Activity page is empty.&nbsp;

Revised: September 10, 2018
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: September 10, 2018
114605 - Virtualization - OS Cluster resides on different Data center

Virtualization on OS cluster not supported when OS cluster nodes not reside on the same VMware Data Center.

Revised: September 10, 2018
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...

Revised: September 12, 2018
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...

Revised: September 10, 2018
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

Revised: September 10, 2018
106315 - How to clone database agent settings (video)

Is it possible to clone for example a database agents alarm settings? This video details how cloning database settings between agents. This...

Revised: September 12, 2018
235918 - Workload sometimes disappears when the user navigates to the Databases Dashboard with PI enabled

The workload sometimes disappears in databases dashboard. Many agents are show dashes for workload but if the user hovers the mouse over it...

Revised: September 10, 2018
88519 - Receiving alarm messages for certain Oracle alert log errors

How to receive alerts for certain Oracle alert log errors? This video is applicable for Foglight 5.6.11 and higher.

Revised: September 12, 2018
114121 - Defining the Connection Settings for Oracle Database Agents

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: September 12, 2018
259731 - How to setup a new Postgresql agent 5.9.2

How to install the PostgreSQL agent This video is applicable for Foglight 5.7.5, 5.9.1, 5.9.2, and 5.9.3

Revised: September 12, 2018
155493 - How to add the SQL PI Extension to a Foglight 5.7.5.X Oracle Agent (Video)

The objective of this demo will cover How to add the SQL PI extension to a previously created Foglight Oracle Agent currently running without the...

Revised: September 12, 2018
259696 - How to setup a new MySQL agent 5.9.2

How is the MySQLAgent installed in Foglight?

Revised: September 12, 2018
155153 - How to Upgrade Foglight Cartridge for Oracle to Version 5.7.5.X

The demo will cover How to install and upgrade the latest Foglight Cartridge for Oracle version. Showing the Foglight Oracle Cartridge 5.7.5...

Revised: September 12, 2018
233773 - SQL Server service alarm does not fire when set to manual

The following SQL Server service alarms do not fire when the service is not running. DBSS - ADH Service Status DBSS - DTC Service Status DBSS...

Revised: September 10, 2018
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