A Foglight for Oracle view that provides more detailed information about a particular element (for example, a monitored object or an alarm) than the current view or dashboard. Foglight for Oracle drilldowns often contains charts or tables showing Oracle or Windows statistics or objects.
An external procedure, also sometimes referred to as an external routine, is a procedure stored in a dynamic link library (DLL) on Windows or shared library under UNIX. The external procedure is registered with the base language and then invoked to perform special-purpose processing.
The Foglight Agent Manager is a client application that manages Foglight agents installed on monitored hosts. It provides a centralized communications link between the Foglight Management Server and the agents. The Foglight Agent Manager also provides a number of support services such as the ability to deploy, upgrade, and configure agents.
For further details, see the Foglight Agent Manager Guide.
The Foglight database stores all system, application, and performance data. Over time, it becomes an invaluable source of historical information for planning future system capacity requirements and for doing point-in-time analysis.