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Foglight for Container Management 3.0 - Release Notes

Foglight Container Management 3.0.0 Release Notes Revision1

Foglight® for Container Management 3.0.0

Developed for Foglight Management Server 5.9.7/ Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.9.2/ Foglight Evolve 9.2

Release Notes Revision 1

May 2020

Revision 1:

Foglight for Container Management 3.0.0 Release Notes Revision 1 is a re-release of the Foglight for Container Management Release Notes with the following change:


Contents

Contents

Welcome to Foglight for Container Management

New in this release

Resolved issues and enhancements

Known issues

Upgrade and compatibility

System requirements

Product licensing

Getting started with Foglight for Container Management

About Us


Welcome to Foglight for Container Management

Welcome to Foglight for Container Management

Containers is a method of an operating system virtualization that allows you to run an application and the dependencies in a resource-isolated process. Foglight® for Container Management simplifies this process by tracking each container, the resources it consumes and the remaining compute of the container host. Moreover, it provides a cluster information and the pre-configured rules with notifications that identifies the problem of your clusters.

 

This Release Notes covers the resolved issues, known issues, workarounds and some other important information about the 3.0.0 release of Foglight for Container Management. Review all sections before starting installation. 

 

Foglight for Container Management supports the following container platforms for Kubernetes Agent:

  • Local Kubernetes
  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Google Cloud Platform Container Engine (GKE)
  • IBM Cloud Kubernetes Services
  • Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS)
  • The Origin Community Distribution of Kubernetes that powers Red Hat OpenShift (OKD)

Foglight for Container Management supports the following container platforms for Docker Swarm Agent:

  • Docker Swarm clusters locally or on the cloud platforms
  • Docker Host that does not join any Swarm cluster

Note: Windows containers are not supported in this release.

  


New in this release

New in this release

This 3.0.0 release of Foglight for Container Management accompanies the release of Foglight Evolve 9.2 and Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition8.9.2. It includes Foglight for Container Management for Kubernetes (GA release) and Foglight for Container Management for Docker Swarm (Technical Preview release). This release includes following new features and improvements:

Foglight for Container Management for Kubernetes

  • Added support for Prometheus metrics collector. (FCON-777)
  • Supported to recover history metrics when migrating from Heapster metrics collector to Prometheus metrics collector. (FCON-900)
  • Added support for FIPS-compliant mode in Kubernetes and Docker Swarm agent. (FCON-934)
  • Supported up to Kubernetes version 1.16. (FCON-975)

 

Note: To access the Optimizer and Capacity Management tab, both Administrator role and Container Administrator role are required.

 

Foglight for Container Management for Docker Swarm

  • Added support for FIPS-compliant mode in Kubernetes and Docker Swarm agent. (FCON-934)

 


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