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Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager 1.6 - User Guide (for Azure environments)

Using Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure

Foglight® Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure is provided to meet the demand for monitoring the hybrid strategy, protecting the business, reducing tasks for users who want to monitor Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) assets.

Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure offers the ability to enable IaaS monitoring across Azure performance agents and to consolidate performance troubleshooting into a single platform, without the manual configuration and hazards of missing elastic or burst workload changes.

Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure simplifies the cloud performance monitoring process, allowing users to see VMware, Hyper-V, and Azure inside of a single platform. By the means of unified workflows, pre-configured rules with notifications, and intelligent analytics, Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure unscrambles complex troubleshooting and delivers the information that helps user cut down costs.

This section introduces you to the Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure environment, and provides you with essential information.

For more information, see the following topics:

Installation requirements

Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure comes installed on Foglight Evolve and can be installed on a Foglight Management Server.

Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure requires the following cartridges for data collection:

While Foglight Evolve comes with these cartridges pre-installed and enabled, a stand-alone Foglight release requires that these components be installed on the Foglight Management Server. The sequence of cartridge installation is important because of their dependencies. For more information about installing Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure, and for details about system requirements and version compatibility, see the Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager Release Notes.

Azure Performance Agent Configuration

Each Azure Performance Agent monitors the subscriptions inside the same Azure Active Directory (AD). To collect the Azure data, you need register an application in Azure AD, and this application needs be granted the following privileges for all subscriptions to be monitored by Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure:

Minimum application privileges

Each Azure Performance Agent monitors the subscriptions inside the same Azure Active Directory (AD). To collect the Azure data, you need register an application in Azure AD, and this application needs be granted the following privileges for all subscriptions to be monitored by Foglight Hybrid Cloud Manager for Azure:

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