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Foglight Evolve 9.2 - Azure Virtual Machine Deployment Guide

Creating an AWS agent

Each AWS Agent monitors the assets inside the selected region. To monitor an AWS environment, AWS Identity and Access (IAM) users need use Access Keys to secure REST or HTTP query protocol requests. Create an IAM user with the following privileges to use the Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition:

To collect EC2 Memory metrics and Linux Volume metrics, make sure to assign the following privileges for an IAM user when creating the EC2 instance that is to be launched and monitored:

A complete setup includes the following two steps:

Getting authentication information through console

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Log into the AWS IAM console at: https://console.aws.amazon.com/iam/.
2
Click IAM under the Security, Identity & Compliance column.
The Resource Groups view opens on the right.
4
In the Resource Groups view, click the user which Access Key is to be retrieved.
The User Summary view opens.
5
In the User Summary view, click Security credentials, then the Sign-in credentials view opens.
6
In the Access keys area, click Create access key.
The Create access key dialog box appears and shows the access key and Secret access key.
7
Click Download .csv file to keep the access key and secret access key somewhere safe.
8
(Optional) If you see the Limit exceed message, click the button next to the Status column to delete an access key that is not being used. Then repeat Step 6 to create and retrieve a new access key.

Creating an AWS Agent

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On the navigation panel, under Homes, click Cloud Manager.
The Cloud Manager dashboard opens.
4
In the Cloud Manager dashboard, click Administration, and then click Add or Create AWS Agent.
The Agent Setup Wizard dialog box opens.
5
In the Select Agent Host view, select the agent manager on which the new agent is to be deployed, and then click Next.
6
In the AWS Credential view, specify the following values, as needed, then click Finish.
Account Id: The display name of this account.

Creating Azure Performance Agent

Each Azure Performance Agent monitors the subscriptions inside the same Azure Active Directory (AD). To collect the Azure data, you need register an application in Azure AD, and this application needs be granted the following privileges for all subscriptions to be monitored by Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition:

To fully enable the monitoring of Azure environment, Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition requires to create an Azure Performance Agent that is to be authenticated using Azure Active Directory ID (Tenant ID), Application ID, and Access Key.

A complete setup includes the following two steps:

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