Foglight® Cost Director 5.8.2
Developed for Foglight Management Server 5.9.7/ Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.9.2/ Foglight Evolve 9.2
Welcome to Foglight Cost Director
New in this release
Resolved issues and enhancements
Upgrade and compatibility
Getting started with Foglight Cost Director
Business are challenged with know which workloads to move to the cloud. Foglight® Cost Director alleviates this problem by allowing businesses to know the true costs associated with running your data center to help you truly understand the cost of new VMs, environment growth, planned changes, and whether or not Cloud is going to really save you money.
These Release Notes cover the resolved issues, known issues, workarounds, and other important information about the 5.8.2 release of Foglight Cost Director. Review all sections before starting installation.
This 5.8.2 release of Foglight Cost Director accompanies the release of Foglight Evolve 9.2 and Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.9.2. This release does not include any improvement.
This 5.8.2 release of Foglight Cost Director accompanies the release of Foglight Evolve 9.2 and Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.9.2. This release includes the following resolved issues or enhancements:
The following is a list of issues known to exist at the time of this release.
The value of "I/O Operation Cost per 100,000" can only show 3 decimal places by default, so the value of this metric cannot be less than 0.001.
It's not allowed to change the name of default Organization/ Business Unit/ Price Plan/ Storage Price Plan.
Sometimes some values will not changed to default vaule when resetting price plan.
Cannot edit the name of Organization/ Business Unit/ Price Plan, therefore, duplicated names exist.
Foglight Cost Director 5.8.2 requires Management Server version 5.9.7 and Foglight Agent Manager version 5.9.7. It also requires Foglight for VMware Lite version 5.8.2 and Foglight for Hyper-V Lite version 5.8.2.
The following Foglight product versions and platforms are compatible with this release.
|Foglight Management Server
|All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Management Server
Foglight Agent Manager
All platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Agent Manager
All platforms supported by this version of Foglight Evolve
Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition
All platforms supported by this version of the 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.
Foglight Cost Director is covered by the Foglight Evolve Operate and Flex license and Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition license.
To activate a trial or a purchased commercial license:
Foglight Cost Director 5.8.2 is a software release, and consists of the .car file required for installation on the Management Server and the necessary documentation.
The Foglight Cost Director release package contains the following products:
1. Foglight Cost Director version 5.8.2
2. Product Documentation, including:
Foglight Cost Director 5.8.2 comes pre-installed on Foglight Evolve 9.2 or Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.9.2.
Foglight Cost Director can be installed on the Foglight Management Server versions listed in the Upgrade and Compatibility section.
To install Foglight Cost Director:
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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