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Foglight Change Analyzer 6.0.0 - Release Notes

Resolved issues and enhancements

Resolved issues and enhancements

This 6.0.0 release of Foglight Change Analyzer accompanies the release of Foglight Evolve 6.0.0. This release does not include any resolved issues and enhancements.


Known issues

Known issues

The following is a list of issues known to exist at the time of this release.

Defect ID

Known Issue


Modify the Add-Alarm dashboard to allow email notification when a new VM is created.


Add a virtual hard disk for a VM is not shown under change history.


Environment Overview: Highest impact changes dashboard is missing some changes.


Change Analyzer querying too many Events from DB.


Change Alarms stops displaying new added change alarms in Google® Chrome™.


Third party known issues

Third party known issues

There are no known third-party issues specific to this release of Foglight Change Analyzer.


Upgrade and compatibility

Upgrade and compatibility

The latest version of Foglight Change Analyzer is 6.0.0.

Foglight Change Analyzer 6.0.0 requires Management Server version 6.0.0 or  Foglight Evolve 6.0.0. It also requires Foglight for VMware version 6.0.0.

To upgrade Foglight Change Analyzer to the latest version:

  1. Download the following packages from Quest Support Portal:
    • Foglight for VMware version 6.0.0 (which includes the,,, and cartridge files)
    • Foglight Change Analyzer version 6.0.0 (which includes the and cartridge files)
    • Foglight Resource Optimizer Automation version 6.0.0 (which includes the cartridge file)
    • Foglight Resource Optimizer version 6.0.0 (which includes the and cartridge files)
  2. On the Cartridge Inventory dashboard, install the following cartridge files. Do not remove the older version of these cartridges. Install the new versions over the older versions. The sequence of cartridge installation is important because of their dependencies:
      Note: After installing the cartridge, existing vCenter agents (VC agents) must be updated using the Update Agent button in the VMware Environment > Administration tab.
    7. (recommended)
    8. (recommended)


For cartridge installation instructions, see “Installing Foglight Cartridges” in the Foglight Administration and Configuration Help.

The following is a list of product versions and platforms compatible with this release.

Product Name

Product Version


Foglight Management Server


All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Management Server

Foglight Agent Manager


All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Agent Manager

Foglight Evolve


All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Evolve


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