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Foglight Experience Monitor 5.8.1 - Installation and Administration Guide

Installing and configuring Multi-appliance clusters Configuring the appliance Specifying monitored web traffic Transforming monitored URLs Managing applications Foglight components and the appliance Using the console program Troubleshooting the appliance Appendix: Third party software Appendix: Dell PowerEdge system appliance

Installing Foglight Experience Monitor

This section provides directions for installing the hardware and for connecting the Foglight Experience Monitor to the network.

For more information, see these topics:

Installing the appliance on the rack

All Dell PowerEdge systems ship with a full set of documentation and rack-mounting hardware. For instructions on how to unpack and physically install the Foglight Experience hardware in the network rack, see the Dell Systems Rack Installation Guide or Dell Systems Rack Installation Instructions.

Connecting the appliance

When mounting the Foglight Experience Monitor appliance onto the server rack, all network hardware must be connected before beginning the logical configurations.

NOTE: The number of Ethernet ports available on your appliance varies, depending on the hardware type. For a list of supported hardware platforms and help identifying the Ethernet ports, see Appendix: Dell PowerEdge system appliance.

Making network connections

The console program allows you to perform the initial configuration of the appliance. When setting up the appliance for the first time, you must set the system clock, and configure network settings.

If you correctly attached all cables to the Foglight Experience Monitor (as outlined in Connecting the appliance), the console program login prompt appears on the connected VGA monitor after powering on the appliance. For more information about logging into the console, see Accessing the console program.

Log in with user name settings setup and password setup.

After successfully logging in, the main menu appears.

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