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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

Installing Foglight

The Foglight installer allows you either to install a new instance of the Foglight Management Server or to upgrade an existing installation of a Foglight Management Server. This guide provides the procedures for a new installation of the Management Server. For upgrade procedures, see the Upgrade Guide.

For more details, see these topics:

Preparing to install

The requirements for installing Foglight are:

Administrator or root access to all machines requiring a Foglight agent.
An administrator password for Foglight. The user name foglight and the default password for this account can initially be used to log in to the browser interface and to use command-line interface options with administrator privileges. It is recommended that you change the default password for this account.
The TEMP environment variable is set to a location with sufficient space for installer self-extraction to meet the requirements described in the document available at: https://flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/articles/en_US/INFO/Q000054

The following are recommendations for installing Foglight:

Installing a new version of the Management Server

Once all system requirements are in place, you are ready to install the Management Server. The installer prompts you to input data, and shows progress during the installation process.

The Foglight installation process consists of the same basic steps for all platforms. For specific platform customizations, see Installed directories.

For more details, see these topics:

Start the installation process by initiating the executable included on the Foglight installation media. Each installation screen includes a Previous button, allowing you to go back and adjust the information you have specified.

Step 1: Introduction

Once all system requirements are in place, you are ready to install the Management Server. The installer prompts you to input data, and shows progress during the installation process.

The Foglight installation process consists of the same basic steps for all platforms. For specific platform customizations, see Installed directories.

For more details, see these topics:

Start the installation process by initiating the executable included on the Foglight installation media. Each installation screen includes a Previous button, allowing you to go back and adjust the information you have specified.

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