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Foglight Evolve 9.2 - Release Notes

Third party known issues

Third party known issues


Defect ID

Known Issue


A Windows installation with an embedded database fails when installing to a Windows system folder, for example Program Files. There is a PostgreSQL issue with permissions when writing data files to system folders.

For more information, see

Workaround: Do not install in system folders on Windows platforms.


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Upgrade and compatibility

Upgrade and compatibility

Important. Foglight Evolve 9.2 may be directly upgraded from Foglight Evolve 9.0 and 9.1 or Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition versions 8.8, 8.8.5, 8.9, and 8.9.1. To upgrade from Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition version 8.7.5, 8.7, and 8.6, you must first upgrade Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition to version 8.8, then to Foglight Evolve 9.2. For more information, see the Foglight Evolve Upgrade Guide.



1. Upgrades from Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise (FVE) edition to Foglight Evolve edition are not automatically free. To take advantage of the changed licensing and new functionality in Foglight Evolve, contact your Quest Account Manager to review your requirements.

2. Once the FIPS Compliance mode is enabled or disabled during installation, you cannot change it without a complete reinstallation of Foglight Evolve.

To upgrade Foglight Evolve:
  1. Download the Foglight Evolve installation package for your platform from Quest Support.
  2. Install as an upgrade. For complete instructions, see the Foglight Evolve Upgrade Guide.
To upgrade to Foglight Evolve License:
  1. Install the Foglight Evolve Core License. Refer to Install licenses in Foglight Administration and Configuration Guide for detailed information.
  2. Install Foglight Evolve feature license, which includes Foglight Evolve Cloud, Foglight Evolve Monitor, Foglight Evolve Operate, and Foglight Evolve Flex license. Refer to New in This Release for detailed information.
  3. Remove old Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition license.



System requirements

System requirements

For information about system requirements for this release, see:

  • Foglight 5.9.x System Requirements and Platform Support Guide
  • The "System Requirements" section in the release notes for each component (see New in this release).

Product licensing

Product licensing

Foglight Evolve includes a Foglight Evolve Cloud, a Foglight Evolve Operate, and a Foglight Evolve Flex trial license. You can select your trial license during installation.

When a trial license expires, the trial product stops collecting data. Your historical data may subject to lose. If you want to continue collecting data, you need to purchase a commercial license. If you want to stop collecting data before the trial license expires, deactivate your monitoring agents using the Agent Status dashboard. For more information, see the Foglight Administration and Configuration Guide.

To purchase a full license, contact your Foglight sales representative. You can install purchased licenses either during the trial or after the trial period has expired. You install and manage licenses using the Manage Licenses dashboard.

To activate a trial or a purchased commercial license:

  1. On the navigation panel, under Dashboards, click Administration > Setup > Manage Licenses.
  2. Click Install.
  3. In the Install License dialog box, click Browse.
  4. In the file browser that appears, specify the location of the license file.
  5. In the Install License dialog box, click Install License.


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