Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition 8.7 - Upgrade Guide

Understand product versions

This guide provides instructions on how to upgrade to the latest version of the Management Server and Agent Manager for use with Foglight™ for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition.

This guide also provides upgrade instructions for the cartridges and cartridge-related components that are included with Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.7. The Management Server and the Agent Manager have been updated to version 5.9.1 for this release.

This section provides information on product version numbers as well as components and cartridge compatibility:

Important changes in Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.7

This section provides information about changes made in this release and pre-announcements of changes planned for future releases:

Supported upgrade path

Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition supports upgrading from Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition and Foglight for Storage Management.

Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.7 may be directly upgraded from Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition versions 8.6. To upgrade from an earlier version (8.5.5, 8.5, 8.4, 8.3, and 8.2), you must first upgrade to version 8.6, then to 8.7. For more information, see Upgrade Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition from a previous version.

To upgrade from previous Foglight for Storage Management versions (4.4, 4.3, 4.2, 4.1, 4.0, 3.1.x, and 3.0.x), you must first upgrade Foglight for Storage Management to version 4.4.5. At that point, it is possible to upgrade using the new combined Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition and Foglight for Storage Management installer. For more information, see Upgrade Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition from Foglight for Storage Management.

Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition versions

Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition consists of these key software components:

Each of these components are versioned independently. For details, see Component versions.

The version number of the Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition release does not correspond to the version number of the Management Server. To view the version of your Management Server, click About in the lower right corner of the browser interface.

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