Performance Monitoring Experts

All training is provided by LightSpeed PM

a Certified Quest Partner

Foglight Administration TRAINING 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This is a 1 day class (6-hours in duration) that includes lecture, lab and testing for up to 5 students.

Classes are conducted using the Customer's  Foglight environment, and where necessary may use the Quest lab environment. 

The class covers general Foglight features and functions including user administration, report management, alarm processing, services, custom dashboards and custom reports.


AUDIENCE:

This course is intended for new and intermediate administrators and users of Foglight.


PREREQUISITES: 

  1. This course does not require attendance in any previous Foglight training.

  2. Attendees must have a dedicated computer to connect to the WebEx session and Quest training environment, if used.

  3. For private classes using customer environments, attendees must have access to their Foglight server and credentials for access.

  4. The Foglight environment should not have any known performance issues.

  5. A background in monitoring or diagnostic tools.


TRAINING OBJECTIVES:

Upon Completion of this training each student will:

  1. Have a full understanding of Foglight architecture and Data Model.

  2. Perform User Administration to create new Users, Groups, and Roles.

  3. Create and apply schedules for agent and alarm blackouts.

  4. Create ad-hoc and scheduled reports.

  5. Create custom drag and drop dashboards to provide views specific to the customer’s applications and environment.

  6. Tune monitoring, rules, and alarms to fit the needs of the user’s unique environment.

  7. Identify and process alarms.

  8. Create services to monitor the availability of a subset of objects such as a group of hosts supporting an application.