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Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition 8.6 - Upgrade Guide

Prepare to upgrade Foglight for Storage Management to Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition

Preparing for a Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition upgrade from Foglight for Storage Management is straight forward. Before upgrading you should:

IMPORTANT: If you are using Oracle® RAC, back up the oracle-ds.xml file (or any other database connection files) before performing the upgrade.

Upgrade Foglight for Storage Management to Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition

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On the Environment Overview dashboard (Homes > Environment Overview), click the Administer tab.
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Click Activate Foglight for Virtualization trial license and wait for the activation process to complete.

Your upgrade to Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.6 is complete. From this point on, the Foglight browser interface becomes the main entry point for monitoring your environment. For more information, see the Foglight User Guide and the Administration and Configuration Guide.

 

Upgrade the Infrastructure Management cartridges

This section explains how to upgrade an earlier version of an Infrastructure Management cartridge to the most current version. For details, refer to the following topics:

Upgrade Foglight for Active Directory

The latest version of Foglight for Active Directory is 5.7.1. You can upgrade to version 5.7.1 of Foglight for Active Directory from any previous version.

Foglight for Active Directory 5.7.1 requires Management Server version 5.7.5.7 (or later), or Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.5.5 (or later).

a
From the navigation panel, navigate to the Credentials > Manage Lockboxes dashboard.
b
Create a custom lockbox for the Active Directory® credential. In the New Lockbox dialog box, type ActiveDirectory as the lockbox name, and secure the lockbox by typing a password (optionally). If you choose to use the default lockbox (System), you can ignore this step.
c
In the Manage Lockboxes dashboard, release the lockbox for the newly create ActiveDirectory lockbox, by clicking the icon on its Release to Credentials Clients column. Enter the password for authorizing the operation, select the clients from the list, and click Release.
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From the navigation panel, navigate to Dashboards > Active Directory Environment > Administration tab. In the Agent Management view select the Active Directory agents that you want to upgrade, and click Upgrade Agent.
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