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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

Sample output for NIC driver

The following example shows a confirmation of a correctly loaded NIC drivers.

Reporting system status

The options available in the Report system status menu help you verify the service tag, and that the appliance hardware is functioning correctly and within reasonable limits.

Figure 117. System Status menu

System Health

This option displays vital system health information, including:

RAID Array Status

This option displays information about the RAID array configuration in the appliance, including each drive’s present state.


Older appliances do not have a RAID configuration, and do not report RAID status information.

Show Version Numbers

This option displays version numbers for software components such as the Linux® kernel, Apache™, PHP, OpenSSL, OpenSSH, and MySQL® that are currently installed on the appliance.

Quest Service Tag

This option displays the service tag number that is located on the back of the Quest appliance.

Dell OpenManage Administrator

Use this option to enable or disable access to the Dell OpenManage Administrator on the appliance. This site is useful for performing certain functions with the system hardware.

Run Dell System E-Support Tool

Use this option to create a compressed file of hardware diagnostics. This file is saved in the user’s home directory (for example, for the “setup” user, it is saved under /home/setup), and can be sent to Technical Support, for troubleshooting,

in the event of hardware issues.

Navigate to the System Status menu and click Dell OpenManage Administrator (by default, this option is disabled).
Click Yes to proceed with the enabling process.
In the Confirm Password screen, re-type the password defined (in Step c) for the “openmanage” user account, and click OK.
Type in the login credentials for the “openmanage” user account (Username/ Password = openmanage/ password defined in Step c), then click OK.

Logging out of the console program

Navigate to the main menu to exit.

Troubleshooting the appliance

This section describes recommended processes that may help you solve connectivity or reporting issues with the Foglight Experience Monitor, after successfully installing and configuring it as outlined in Installing and configuring. It also provides information about possible issues that administrators or users may experience when using the appliance.

For more information, see these topics:

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