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Foglight Experience Monitor 5.8.1 - User 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 Monitoring the user experience Customizing reports The alarm system Integrating the appliance SOAP-based web services

Configuring the appliance type

The Appliance Type Configuration menu displays a submenu with a list of appliance types.

Enter the option number of the appliance type that you want to set. The following tables display the information that needs to be configured for each appliance type.

Data Port

The TCP port number (default is 5000) that the appliance uses for data communication with other appliances.

Control Port

The TCP port number (default is 5001) that all appliance in the cluster use to communicate control and configuration information using MySQL®.

Encrypt Using SSL

Set if you want the data communication between the portal and probes to be encrypted using SSL.

Portal IP

Enter the IP address of the appliance that you configured to serve as the portal.

Control Port

The TCP port number (default is 5001) that the probe uses to retrieve control and configuration information from the MySQL database that is hosted on the portal.

Installs the appliance as a stand-alone appliance.

For more information about configuring appliance types, see Configuring the Appliance Type.

Configuring Foglight Experience Viewer settings

The Foglight Experience Viewer Configuration menu displays a submenu with a list of Foglight Experience Viewer options. For more information about Foglight Experience Monitor and Foglight Experience Viewer integration, see Connecting to the Foglight Experience Viewer.

1
Select Foglight Experience Viewer Server IP and set the IP address.
2
Select Control Port.
3
Select Save Settings.
4
Select Verify Settings to verify that the settings are working properly.

Reset firewall to allow HTTP

If you have configured the web server on the appliance to run in HTTPS mode this option allows you to reset the firewall to HTTP mode so the web console can be accessed through HTTP.

Add and remove network device

This option automatically detects whether any NICs have been added or removed from the system and configure their ports as monitoring ports.

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