Foglight™ for vCloud Director 5.7.4
Developed for Foglight Management Server 5.9.1 / Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.7
Welcome to Foglight for vCloud Director
New in this release
Resolved issues and enhancements
Upgrade and compatibility
Getting started with Foglight for vCloud Director
Foglight™ for vCloud Director enables Foglight to monitor a virtual vCloud Director infrastructure. Better management of services can be achieved when you are alerted of infrastructure problems before end users are affected. This ensures consistent application performance at established service levels. Foglight for vCloud Director monitors the health of your virtual system by tracking resource consumption such as CPU, network, and memory consumption for individual Provider VDCs, Organizations, Organization VDCs, vApps, virtual machines and the related vSphere resources in your integrated environment.
Note: Foglight for vCloud Director requires that Foglight for VMware is installed and enabled on the same Foglight Management Server. For complete information about Foglight for VMware, see the Managing Virtualized Environments User and Reference Guide.
These Release Notes cover the resolved issues, known issues, workarounds and other important information about the 5.7.4 release of Foglight for vCloud Director. Review all sections before starting the installation.
This 5.7.4 release of Foglight for vCloud Director accompanies the release of Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.7. It does not include any new feature or improvements.
This 5.7.4 release of Foglight for vCloud Director accompanies the release of Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.7. It does not include any resolved issues or enhancements.
There are no issues known to exist at this time for this release.
Foglight for Virtualization EE 8.7 includes Foglight for vCloud Director version 5.7.4.
Foglight for vCloud Director supports VMware® vCloud Director® 5.1, 5.5, and all versions of VMware vSphere® supported by Foglight for VMware.
The following is a list of Foglight product versions and platforms compatible with this release.
|Foglight Management Server||5.9.1||All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Management Server|
|Foglight Agent Manager||5.9.1||All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Agent Manager|
|Foglight For Virtualization, Enterprise Edition||8.7||All platforms supported by this version of theFoglight For Virtualization, Enterprise Edition|
To upgrade to the latest version of Foglight for vCloud Director:
Before installing Foglight for vCloud Director, ensure your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements.
Foglight for vCloud Director can be installed on any supported Foglight Management Server configuration.
|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.|
Note: Foglight for vCloud Director requires that the cartridge is installed and enabled on the same Management Server. For complete information about Foglight for vCloud Director, see the Managing vCloud Director Environments User and Reference Guide.
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 Foglight for Infrastructure), others may require an additional license.
Foglight for vCloud Director is license-protected. It is covered with the Foglight for VMware license. When distributed with Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition, both Foglight for vCloud Director and Foglight for VMware are covered by the Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition license. In Foglight, these components require a separate license.
To activate a trial or a purchased commercial license:
The Foglight for vCloud Director release package contains the following:
Foglight for Virtualization EE 8.7 includes Foglight for vCloud Director version 5.7.4.
To install the cartridge files and deploy vCloud Director agents:
After installing all of the cartridge files, the following cartridges appear on the list of installed cartridges:
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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