Foglight™ for OpenStack 5.7.3
Developed for Foglight Management Server 18.104.22.168 / Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.6
Welcome to Foglight for OpenStack
New in this release
Resolved issues and enhancements
Upgrade and compatibility
Getting started with Foglight for OpenStack
Foglight™ for OpenStack focuses on extending Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition capabilities to OpenStack-based clouds, providing OpenStack™ architects, system administrators, and operators the following benefits:
These Release Notes cover the resolved issues, known issues, workarounds, and other important information about the 5.7.3 release of Foglight for OpenStack. Review all sections before starting the installation.
This 5.7.3 release of Foglight for OpenStack accompanies the release of Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.6. It includes the following new feature:
This 5.7.3 release of Foglight for OpenStack accompanies the release of Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.6. It does not include any resolved issues.
There are no issues known to exist at this time for this release.
The following is a list of product versions and platforms compatible with this release.
|Foglight Management Server||22.214.171.124 and above||All platforms supported by these versions of the Foglight Management Server|
|Foglight Agent Manager||126.96.36.199 and above||All platforms supported by these versions of the Foglight Agent Manager|
|Foglight For Virtualization, Enterprise Edition||8.5.5 and above||All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight For Virtualization, Enterprise Edition|
To upgrade to the latest version of Foglight for OpenStack:
For cartridge installation instructions, see “Installing Foglight Cartridges” in the Foglight Administration and Configuration Help.
Foglight for OpenStack supports the Group A hypervisors (KVM) according to the OpenStack™ classification. For more information on the KVM hypervisor, see the OpenStack Hypervisor Support Matrix.
Before installing Foglight for OpenStack, ensure your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements.
|Operating System||Foglight for OpenStack can be installed on any supported Foglight Management Server or Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition configuration, as listed in Upgrade and compatibility.|
|Platform, Memory, and Hard Disk Space||The platform, memory, and hard disk space requirements for the monitored servers must match the Agent Manager requirements. For complete information, see the System Requirements and Platform Support Guide.|
By default, the Identity service stores expired tokens in the database indefinitely. It is recommended to periodically flush expired tokens from the database table. For more information, see: http://docs.openstack.org/admin-guide-cloud/content/flushing-expired-tokens-from-token-database-table.html.
Check that the keystone.conf file has been updated with the cloud's public and admin endpoints:
Foglight includes a licensing capability that restricts access to those features that are defined in the license. Any Management Server installation requires a license that grants access to server-specific parts of the browser interface and the features associated with them. Foglight cartridges are also license-protected. While some cartridges are covered by the base Foglight license (such as Foglight Agent Manager cartridges and the Cartridge for Infrastructure), others may require an additional license.
Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition and Foglight for OpenStack require separate licenses.
To activate a trial or a purchased commercial license:
The Foglight for OpenStack release package contains the following:
To install the cartridge file:
For more information, see the Administration and Configuration Help.
Additional information is available from the following:
This section contains information about installing and operating this product in non-English configurations, such as those needed by customers outside of North America. This section does not replace the materials about supported platforms and configurations found elsewhere in the product documentation.
This release is Unicode-enabled and supports any character set. In this release, all product components should be configured to use the same or compatible character encodings and should be installed to use the same locale and regional options. This release is targeted to support operations in the following regions: North America, Western Europe and Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Far-East Asia, Japan.
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