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Foglight for DB2 (Cartridge) 7.2.0 - Getting Started Guide

Installing Foglight for DB2 LUW

The Getting Started Guide is a quick guide for the installation and use of Foglight for DB2 LUW, from the planning stage up to the actual monitoring of database instances. This document details the various privileges and permissions required for the successful operation of Foglight for DB2.

While installing and upgrade, Foglight will check for the required permissions, alert if any is missing and will provide a script to grant the missing permissions.

This guide is intended for IBM® DB2® Server database administrators.

Installation Prerequisites

Before installing Foglight for DB2 LUW, ensure that the following conditions are met

The following permissions must be granted before installation or upgrade begins:


Supported Platforms

Review release notes for information about supported platforms.

Foglight for DB2 LUW — System requirements and supported platforms are identical to those of Foglight Management Server. For details, see Foglight System Requirements and Platform Support Guide.
DB2 LUW monitored instance — Review the Foglight for DB2 LUW Release Notes to ensure that your monitored environment versions are supported by this release.

Required OS User Account Permissions and Programs

Foglight agents require a DB2 LUW user account to monitor the operating system running the monitored DB2 instances. Some OS programs and settings are also required.

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