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Foglight for SQL Server (Cartridge) - Release Notes

Foglight for SQL Server Release Notes Revision 4

Foglight® for SQL Server

Developed for Foglight Management Server 5.7.0

Release Notes Revision 4

July 2018

Revision 4:

Foglight for SQL Server Release Notes Revision 4 is a re-release of the Foglight for SQL Server Release Notes Revision 3 with the following changes:



Welcome to Foglight for SQL Server

New in this release

Resolved issues and enhancements

Known issues

Third party known issues

Upgrade and compatibility

System requirements


Product licensing

Getting started with Foglight for SQL Server

About Us


Welcome to Foglight for SQL Server

Welcome to Foglight for SQL Server

Foglight® for SQL Server allows DBAs to quickly and efficiently identify performance deviations, determine their root cause, perform comprehensive analyses, and resolve performance bottlenecks. The product provides web-enabled dashboards for centralized visibility, management and health checks for the SQL Server® instances deployed in your environment, as well as proactive alerting and alarm workflows for tracking your responses to critical performance anomalies.

Foglight for SQL Server is an n-tier application, which leverages a web-based user interface to ensure having complete visibility into the SQL Server infrastructure wherever an Internet connection is available.


These Release Notes cover the resolved issues, known issues, workarounds and other important information about release of Foglight for SQL Server. Review all sections before starting installation. 


New in this release

New in this release

Version contains the following new features and updates:

  • Added SQL PI repository support on Windows 2016.
  • Added the support of monitoring SQL Server on Linux: 
    • Install an agent to monitor SQL Server Agent for SQL Server on Linux.
    • Set up an IC agent to monitor Linux Operating System and enable SQL PI.
  • Added Sessions Usage Historical Information in the TempDB dashboard.
  • Added a new alarm named 'time since last transaction log backup'.


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