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Foglight for Databases 5.9.4 - Administration and Configuration Guide

Administering and Configuring Foglight Extending Your Monitoring Reach with Foglight Cartridges Administering Foglight Configure Rules and Metric Calculations to Discover Bottlenecks Customizing Your Foglight Environment with Tooling

Administration and Configuration Help

Welcome to the Quest Foglight® Administration and Configuration Help. This guide provides conceptual information about Foglight administration, and instructions on how to use the administration dashboards. It contains an overview of the administration features and their location in the browser interface. This guide also contains reference topics that provide hands-on information about a specific task, or additional technical information that further describe some administration features.

This guide is intended for Foglight System Administrators to administer and configure Foglight. It contains the following sections:

Administering and Configuring Foglight — describes the basic tasks you need to know about when configuring Foglight for the first time, such as installing the Foglight license, configure email alerts, and create user accounts. It also provides information about additional configuration features, such as suspending blackouts and data collection, viewing configuration details, and others.

Extending Your Monitoring Reach with Foglight Cartridges — explains the use of Foglight cartridges, agents, and how they collect data from different types of monitored environments. Read this chapter to find out how Foglight collects data, reports on bottlenecks.

Administering Foglight — focuses on recommended maintenance tasks that ensure optimal Foglight performance. It also describes the starting points in Foglight administration.

Configure Rules and Metric Calculations to Discover Bottlenecks — focuses on day-to-day administration and fine-tuning of Foglight monitoring components to maximize the potential of your setup. Read this chapter to find out how Foglight collects data, reports on bottlenecks, and to learn about different types of metric calculations that you can use to implement your business needs.

Customizing Your Foglight Environment with Tooling — contains information about advanced administration features that allow you to address your monitoring requirements beyond a typical use case.

Foglight Administration and Configuration Guide
Updated - January 2019
Foglight Version - 5.9.x

 

 

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