8 Resources To Get Started with Foundation/Cloudscape
New to Foundation/Cloudscape?
We're here to help! Below are recommended resources and a high-level overview of assessment steps.
The Flexera Learning Center includes a Foundation/Cloudscape learning path with a course on each assessment step listed below. We highly recommend completing the Cloudscape Learning Path before beginning your first assessment: https://learn.flexera.com/series/cloudscape/getting-started-with-cloudscape
High-level Cloudscape Assessment Process and Helpful Documentation Links
- RN150 virtual appliance deployment (and FlexDeploy appliance deployment if required)
- Discovery Scans for Initial Asset Inventory
- Understanding the Asset Report
- Assets & Asset Errors Details
- Discovery Troubleshooting
- Glossary- Device Types Definitions
- Apply Licensing for Performance Collection
- If using Burst licenses see Community article: Best Practices for Burst Licenses
- Review Performance Collection
- 24-48 hours after applying Licenses, review potential collection errors in Collect Data > Summary of Collection page in assessment
- Application Stack rationalization and confirmation
- After licensing in-scope devices, run "Build App Stacks"
- Building Application Stacks
- Add relevant application stack tags
- Begin leveraging available reports and platform pages