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New to Foundation/Cloudscape?  

We're here to help!  Below are recommended resources and a high-level overview of assessment steps.

Available Training:

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:

High-level Cloudscape Assessment Process and Helpful Documentation Links


  1. RN150 virtual appliance deployment (and FlexDeploy appliance deployment if required)
    1. PreDeployment Checklist
    2. Quick Start Guide
    3. FlexDeploy Getting Started Guide
  2. Discovery Scans for Initial Asset Inventory
    1. Understanding the Asset Report
    2. Assets & Asset Errors Details
    3. Discovery Troubleshooting
    4. Glossary- Device Types Definitions
  3. Apply Licensing for Performance Collection
    1. If using Burst licenses see Community article: Best Practices for Burst Licenses
  4. Review Performance Collection
    1. 24-48 hours after applying Licenses, review potential collection errors in Collect Data > Summary of Collection page in assessment
  5. Application Stack rationalization and confirmation
    1. After licensing in-scope devices, run "Build App Stacks"
    2. Building Application Stacks
  6. Add relevant application stack tags
  7. Begin leveraging available reports and platform pages
    1. Reports/Pages
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