Foglight® for Cloud Migration 6.3.0

Developed for Foglight Management Server 6.3.0 / Foglight Evolve 6.3.0

Release Notes

March 2023


Welcome to Foglight for Cloud Migration

New in this release

Resolved issues and enhancements

Known issues

Upgrade and compatibility

System requirements

Product licensing

Getting started with Foglight for Cloud Migration

About Us


Welcome to Foglight for Cloud Migration

Foglight® for Cloud Migration supports Cloud Model for any cloud. It finds the best target cloud tiers for the virtual machines you selected, and adds the virtual machines to migration plan. After configured monitored Rapid Recovery core server and with an available Azure account, Foglight for Cloud Migration helps you to migrate the selected VMware virtual machines to Azure cloud.

The Release Notes cover the resolved issues, known issues, workarounds, and other important information about the 6.3.0 release of the Foglight for Cloud Migration. Review all sections before starting the installation.


New in this release

Please review the Foglight for Evolve 6.3.0  Release notes for details about new features.


Resolved issues and enhancements

This 6.3.0 release of Foglight for Cloud Migration accompanies the release of Foglight Evolve 6.3.0.

Issue ID

Resolved Issue



Fixed - Run Model results not showing Disk Resource Consumption

Cloud Migration


Fixed - Cloud Migration Import from Portal -AWS tables not loading

Cloud Migration


Known issues

This 6.3.0 release of Foglight for Cloud Migration includes the following known issues at the time of this release.


Defect ID

Known Issue


M2 type machines in Google Cloud are not supported to import from Portal.


Running Cloud Model or Migration offline is not supported. These features must have an Internet connection to collect network traffic cost and cloud disk data from the Cloud provider.


ConnectIion exception might occur while importing Cloud IaaS Offerings from portal.


Users need to manually modify the disk type in Azure if the disk type in model result is not HDD.


If the VMs have multiple NICs, only one NIC will be created for the migrated VM in Azure by default. Users need to add more NICs manually after migration.


Disk IOPs/throughput of VM size has limits, the recommended size may not be able to meet with the VM performance request.


The operating system of the virtual machines should be compatible with the System Requirement Guide for Rapid Recovery 6.3.


Upgrade and compatibility

Foglight for Cloud Migration 6.3.x requires Management Server version 6.3.x and Foglight Agent Manager version 6.3.x. It also requires Foglight for VMware lite version 6.3.x and Foglight for Hyper-V lite version 6.3.x.

The following Foglight product versions and platforms are compatible with this release.


Product Name

Product Version


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

Foglight Evolve


All Platforms supported by this version of the Foglight Evolve


System requirements

For information about system requirements for this release, see the corresponding Foglight System Requirements and Platform Support Guide.


Product licensing

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 Cloud Migration is covered by the Foglight Evolve Cloud and Flex license.

To activate a trial or a purchased commercial license:

  1. On the navigation panel, under Dashboards, click Administration > Setup > Manage Licenses.
  2. Click Install.
  3. In the Install License dialog box, click Browse.
  4. In the file browser that appears, specify the location of the license file.
  5. In the Install License dialog box, click Install License.


Getting started with Foglight for Cloud Migration

Contents of the release package

Foglight for Cloud Migration 6.3.0 is a software technical preview release, and consists of the .car file required for installation on the Management Server and the necessary documentation.

  1. Foglight for Cloud Migration version 6.3.0, including:
  2. Product Documentation, including:

Installation instructions

Foglight Cloud Migration 6.3.0 comes pre-installed on Foglight Evolve 6.3.0, or Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition 8.9.3. Foglight Cloud Migration can be installed on the Foglight Management Server versions listed in the Upgrade and Compatibility section.

  1. Download the following packages from Quest Support Portal:
  2. On the Cartridge Inventory dashboard, install the following cartridge files.

For detailed information about installing Foglight for Cloud Migration, see the Foglight for Cloud Migration User Guide.

Additional resources

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: The server will be enabled for Global Operations, but not localized to any particular locale. Some legacy agents cannot support multi-byte locales.  


About Us

Quest creates software solutions that make the benefits of new technology real in an increasingly complex IT landscape. From database and systems management, to Active Directory and Office 365 management, and cyber security resilience, Quest helps customers solve their next IT challenge now. Around the globe, more than 130,000 companies and 95% of the Fortune 500 count on Quest to deliver proactive management and monitoring for the next enterprise initiative, find the next solution for complex Microsoft challenges and stay ahead of the next threat. Quest Software. Where next meets now. For more information, visit

Technical support resources

Technical support is available to Quest customers with a valid maintenance contract and customers who have trial versions. You can access the Quest Support Portal at

The Support Portal provides self-help tools you can use to solve problems quickly and independently, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The Support Portal enables you to:


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