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See how Foglight for Exchange helps you to quickly detect, diagnose and resolve problems affecting the AD environment and infrastructure for both virtual and physical environments.

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Foglight for Exchange

Simplified Virtual Exchange Monitoring

Foglight for Exchange helps you quickly detect, diagnose and resolve performance and availability problems affecting Microsoft Exchange server in both physical and virtual environments. It offers unparalleled insight into the virtual Exchange application and its relationships and states through logical and architectural representations. Out-of-the-box alerts with expert advice help you ensure uptime and optimize virtual Exchange server performance, while SLA reports help you more effectively monitor, manage, and meet business needs.


  • Detailed Architectural Representations – Identify problems quickly with intuitive dashboards that draw attention to critical load areas and abnormal flows of data.
  • Dashboard with Logical Views – See overall Exchange health and understand relationships with dashboard views of Exchange components depicting logical representations of each component, or group.
  • Visualize Physical and Virtual Environment – Navigate to problem areas quickly with consolidated views highlighting issues in the whole physical and virtual environment, including the hypervisor and application infrastructure perspectives.
  • Virtualization Awareness – Troubleshoot issues directly in the virtualization layer with visual cues identifying Exchange components residing on virtual infrastructure.
  • Dashboard of Top Consumers – Identify load issues for quick troubleshooting and repair with dashboard views categorizing top resource consumers across the entire environment.
  • Out-of-the Box Alerts with Expert Advice – Speed MTTR with detailed alarms highlighting best practices, incident predictions, deviations and operational problems.
  • Advanced Drill-Down Capabilities – Save research time and effort with detailed dashboards providing answers to frequently asked questions about performance as well as the system environment and capacity.
  • SLA Reporting – Create SLA performance and availability reports easily showing how the Exchange infrastructure supports the business.
  • Reporting – Produce ad hoc and scheduled reports easily with a unique drag-and-drop graphical report-building tool.
  • Metrics Management – Ensure additional exposure into normally-hidden areas when troubleshooting with a variety of additional metrics you can collect.
  • Diagnostic Tests and Reports – Experience deeper investigation abilities when troubleshooting alarms arise with the ability to schedule and initiate AD-specific reports.
  • Exchange Clusters Tile – See and understand the relationships within clustered Exchange servers, along with the resources they share. 
  • Critical Change Alarms – Find out when a domain controller or server has been added or removed from the environment with automated alarms.
  • Cartridge User Roles – Control which users have access to specific parts of vFoglight/Foglight by assigning role-based delegate permissions.



Monitor Exchange Services

With Foglight for Exchange, you can monitor Exchange services instantly. You'll also have full visibility of the number of alarms and warnings direct from the vFoglight welcome screen.

Detect Alarms Throughout Your Exchange Server

By drilling into the Servers tab of Foglight for Exchange, you'll have full visibility of alarms across your Exchange server.

Detect Historical Occurrences of Alarms (1/2)

Selecting the “Alarm Message” reveals that the “Exchange Information Store (MSExchangeIS) service is in the Stopped State” on the Exchange server. The alarm has not been acknowledged yet. Select “Find Historical Occurrences” for more detail.

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Detect Historical Occurrences of Alarms (2/2)

Diagnose the State of Exchange Services

For more diagnosis, select the Exchange Explorer screen to check on the state of all Exchange Services (at the bottom of the screen). In this screen, only the “Exch Information Store” service is in a stopped state.

Resolve Issues with Actionable Recommendations

With Foglight for Exchange, you can acknowledge the alarm and restart the "Exchange Information Store (MSEXchangeIS) service" as recommended by the alarm's "Message and Help" function.