Performance Monitoring Experts

Foglight for Virtualization Administration TRAINING 


This is a 2-day class (6 hours per day) that included lectures and labs for up to five (5) students.

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

The class covers the full set of Foglight for Virtualization feature, dashboards, and workflows as well as advanced features such as Rule Customization and Custom Dashboards.


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


  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 virtualization.

  6. A background in monitoring or diagnostic tools (e.g., VMware vCenter)


Upon Completion of this training each student will:

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

  2. Use workflows to drill into the Virtual Environment to identify root causes of performance issues.

  3. Understand Optimization, Waste Finding, and Remediation.

  4. Use Capacity Planning tools to identify pending resource limitations.

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

  6. Identify and process alarms.

  7. Create ad-hoc and scheduled reports

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

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

All training is provided by LightSpeed PM

a Certified Quest Partner