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Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition 8.9 - Installing Foglight on Windows with an External Microsoft SQL Server Database

Before Installing Foglight Installing Foglight
Preparing to install Installing a new version of the Management Server Installed directories Foglight settings HP patch checking tool Uninstalling Foglight Upgrading the Management Server Installing Foglight FAQ
Running the Management Server Installing and Upgrading Cartridges Installing Agents

Initializing the database

Initializing the database

For external databases, once the database has been successfully initialized, you can run Foglight.

Starting and stopping the Management Server

The following sections describe how to start and stop the Management Server:

Starting the Management Server

The following sections describe how to start the Management Server from the command line or from a Windows® shortcut and lists additional commands for use when starting or running the Management Server.

Navigate to the directory <foglight_home>\bin and run the following command:
Depending on where you installed the startup icon, choose Start > Programs > Quest > Foglight > Start Foglight or double-click the Start Foglight icon on the desktop.

When the Management Server starts successfully, the following message appears in the command window:

-s

start

Starts the Management Server (this option is assumed if no command is specified).

-n

name

Provides a unique name for this instance of the Management Server.

-j

jvm-argument

Sets an option to be passed directly to the Java® VM.

Can be used to set more than one VM option.

-v

version

Displays the version number for this program and exits.

-h

help

Shows this information, and additional options, then exits.

Running the Management Server as a Windows service

After the installation is completed, you can install the Management Server as a Windows® service either from the Start menu or the command line.

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