Foglight® for Container Management 1.2.0
Developed for Foglight Management Server 5.9.4 / Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.8.5
Welcome to Foglight for Container Management
New in this release
Resolved issues and enhancements
Upgrade and compatibility
Getting started with Foglight for Container Management
Containers is a method of an operating system virtualization that allows you to run an application and the dependencies in a resource-isolated process. Foglight® for Container Management simplifies this process by tracking each container, the resources it consumes and the remaining compute of the container host. Moreover, it provides a cluster information and the pre-configured rules with notifications that identifies the problem of your clusters.
This Release Notes covers the resolved issues, known issues, workarounds and some other important information about the 1.2.0 release of Foglight for Container Management. Review all sections before starting installation.
Foglight for Container Management supports the following container platforms for Kubernetes Agent:
Foglight for Container Management supports the following container platforms for Docker Swarm Agent:
Note: Windows containers are not supported in this release.
This 1.2.0 release of Foglight for Container Management is a standalone release. This release includes following new features and improvements:
Foglight for Container Management for Kubernetes
Foglight for Container Management for Docker Swarm
The following is a list of issues addressed and enhancements implemented in this release.
Corrected the unit of disk transfer and disk read/write metrics.
|CON-500||Refined display of Docker container dashboards.|
Removed Image tile and added image information in Docker Host Explore page.
|CON-503||Refined display of Docker Swarm Service dashboards.|
|CON-505||Refined display of Docker Host dashboards.|
|CON-528||Refined pre-defined rules and added email actions.|
|CON-545||When host monitored by both Kubernetes and IC agent, the alarms triggered Kubernetes display with Agent UnixAgentPlus.|
|CON-547||Topology churn occurs when Cluster Host monitored by Container agent and other agent.|
|CON-573||Added Kubernetes controller, storage, and load balancer widgets to the Alarms tab and listed all related alarms.|
The following is a list of issues known to exist at the time of this release.
Data from different Kubernetes Agents that has the same cluster name will be merged into one cluster.
Kubernetes Pods, Nodes, Cluster Summary dashboard spinner color failed to change based on the rule severities.
The following Foglight product versions and platforms are compatible with this release.
|Foglight Management Server||5.9.4||All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Management Server|
|Foglight Agent Manager||5.9.4||All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Agent Manager|
|Foglight For Virtualization, Enterprise Edition||8.8.5||All platforms supported by this version of Foglight For Virtualization, Enterprise Edition|
For information about system requirements for this release, see the corresponding Foglight System Requirements and Platform Support 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. A trial Foglight for Container Management is license-protected. In this release, it comes with a trial license which is valid for 30 days.
To activate a trial or a purchased commercial license:
Foglight for Container Management 1.2.0 is a software release, and consists of the .car file required for installation on the Management Server and the necessary documentation.
The Foglight for Container Management release package contains the following products:
1. Foglight for Container Management version 1.2.0
2. Product Documentation, including:
Foglight for Container Management 1.2.0 can be installed on the Foglight Management Server versions listed in the Upgrade and Compatibility section.
To install Foglight for Container Management:
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.
This release has the following known capabilities or limitations: This release is only localized for English but does support the Unicode character set.
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