Quest® Foglight Agent Manager Patch Release Notes

 

April 30, 2013

Foglight Management Server Version 5.6.3, 5.6.4, 5.6.4.1, 5.6.4.2, 5.6.5, 5.6.6, and 5.6.7

Foglight Agent Manager Version 5.6.0, 5.6.2, 5.6.2.1, 5.6.2.2, 5.6.2.3, 5.6.2.3.1, 5.6.2.3.2, 5.6.2.3.3, 5.6.2.4, 5.6.2.5, 5.6.2.6, 5.6.2.7, 5.6.7, and 5.6.7.1

 


Contents

Read this First

Determining if this Patch is Needed

Resolved Issues

Files Updated

Compatibility of this Patch

System Requirements

Installing this Patch

Determining if this Patch is Installed

Removing this Patch

For More Information

 


Read this First

This patch may receive additional testing. If you are not severely affected by the issues that this patch addresses, it is recommended that you install the next full release of the Foglight Agent Manager that includes this patch.

For complete product information, refer to the Foglight Agent Manager product documentation.

Note: This patch also includes the bug fixes addressed by Foglight Agent Manager 5.6.7 and the Foglight Agent Manager 5.6.7.1 patch. This patch has not been made generally available.

 


Determining if this Patch is Needed

Previous versions of the Agent Manager enabled Java assertions regardless of the debug level. This could affect the agents with aggressive assertion code, causing the Agent Manager to abort or execute slow debug code inappropriately. This patch enables assertions only in debug mode. It is required for use with the Foglight Cartridge for Microsoft .NET, or any other agent which contains aggressive assertion code.

 


Resolved Issues

The following issues is resolved in this patch.

Defect ID

Resolved Issue

FAM-5015 Agent assertions were enabled even if the Agent Manager was not running in debug mode.

Files Updated

The following is a list of files updated in this patch.

File Name

File Version After Update

File Size After Update, in Bytes

FglAM-patch-5_6_7_2.car

N/A

94,639,740

FglAM-all-5_6_7_2.car

N/A

572,260,839

 


Compatibility of this Patch

The following is a list of product versions and platforms compatible with this patch.

Product Name

Product Version

Platform

Foglight

Foglight Management Server version 5.6.3, 5.6.4, 5.6.4.1, 5.6.4.2, 5.6.5, 5.6.6, and 5.6.7

Foglight Agent Manager version 5.6.0, 5.6.2, 5.6.2.1, 5.6.2.2, 5.6.2.3, 5.6.2.3.1, 5.6.2.3.2, 5.6.2.3.3, 5.6.2.4, 5.6.2.5, 5.6.2.6, 5.6.2.7, 5.6.7, and 5.6.7.1

All platforms supported by the Foglight Agent Manager.

 


System Requirements

This patch can be applied to all platforms and systems that are supported by Foglight Agent Manager version 5.6.0, 5.6.2, 5.6.2.1, 5.6.2.2, 5.6.2.3, 5.6.2.3.1, 5.6.2.3.2, 5.6.2.3.3, 5.6.2.4, 5.6.2.5, 5.6.2.6, 5.6.2.7, 5.6.7, and 5.6.7.1.

 


Installing this Patch

To install this patch:

  1. Using the Cartridge Inventory dashboard, install the appropriate cartridge file included in the patch on the Foglight Management Server.
  2. Push the Foglight Agent Manager client upgrade to all of the affected Foglight Agent Manager hosts.

Determining if this Patch is Installed

To determine if this patch is installed:

  1. On the Cartridge Inventory dashboard, check the Foglight Agent Manager cartridge version. It should display version 5.6.7.2 for all installed Foglight Agent Manager cartridges.
  2. On the Host Status dashboard, check the client version. It should display version 5.6.7.2 for all Foglight Agent Manager clients that were upgraded.

 


Removing this Patch

This patch cannot be removed.

 


For More Information

Contacting Quest Software:

Email info@quest.com
Mail Quest Software, Inc.
World Headquarters
5 Polaris Way
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
USA
Web http://www.quest.com

Refer to our Web site for regional and international office information.

Contacting Quest Support:

Quest Support is available to customers who have a trial version of a Quest product or who have purchased a Quest product and have a valid maintenance contract. Quest Support provides unlimited 24x7 access to our Support Portal at https://support.quest.com

From our Support Portal, you can do the following:

View the Global Support Guide for a detailed explanation of support programs, online services, contact information, policies, and procedures.
The guide is available at https://support.quest.com/Shared/Images/GlobalSupportGuide.pdf.

 


 

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