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Foglight Agent Manager 5.8.5.7 - Foglight Agent Manager Guide

Configuring the embedded Agent Manager Installing external Agent Managers
Understanding how the Agent Manager communicates with the Management Server Deploying the Agent Manager cartridge Downloading the Agent Manager installer Installing the Agent Manager Starting or stopping the Agent Manager process Frequently asked questions
Configuring the Agent Manager Advanced system configuration and troubleshooting
Configuring Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Configuring Windows Remote Management (WinRM) UNIX- and Linux-specific configuration
Monitoring the Agent Manager performance Deploying the Agent Manager to large-scale environments

When I try to install the Agent Manager using the installer interface on Solaris x86 VMware, it fails and a warning message related to fonts appears. Why does this occur?

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Installing external Agent Managers : Frequently asked questions : When I try to install the Agent Manager using the installer interface on Solaris x86 VMware, it fails and a warning message related to fonts appears. Why does this occur?

There is a known issue with the Agent Manager installer interface failing when it runs on Oracle Solaris® x86 VMware. If you see an error containing the following message and your installation fails, this is not a Dell Inc. error but a known issue with Solaris x86 and VMware tools:
For example: ./fglam-<version>-solaris-x86_64.bin LAX_VM /home/jdk1.6.0_07/jre/bin/java

Why does an AIX compatibility warning appear when I run the Agent Manager installer?

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Installing external Agent Managers : Frequently asked questions : Why does an AIX compatibility warning appear when I run the Agent Manager installer?

If you are running an AIX® operating system with IPv6 support enabled and the Agent Manager installer detects problems resolving IP addresses and host names, an AIX compatibility warning appears.
The alternate command-line option is: -Djava.net.preferIPv4Stack=true
This option causes IPv6 to be disabled for the Agent Manager and rewrites the Agent Manager’s <fglam_home>/state/default/config/client.config file to disable IPv6 when the Agent Manager is launched. Using this option allows you to run the Agent Manager, but without IPv6 support.

Configuring the Agent Manager


Operating system patches

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Configuring the Agent Manager : Operating system patches

As noted in the System Requirements and Platform Support Guide, Foglight requires that the operating systems on which it runs have all vendor-recommended patches applied for running the Oracle® JavaTM Virtual Machine. On machines without full OS patches applied, the following failure mode is observed:
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