Cisco Fog Director

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Fog Director delivers the capability to manage large-scale production deployments of IOx-enabled fog applications. Control the IOx application lifecycle from initial deployment through ongoing change management and application retirement. Choose to use the product functionality through a visual web environment or integrate with existing management systems through APIs. Fog Director supports both application centric and network infrastructure centric views to optimize productivity.

Features and Capabilities

Rapid adoption and integration

  • Intuitive user experience fits in with operational and administrative processes and practices
  • REST APIs enable integration within existing management systems

Consistent management through fog application lifecycle

  • Start and stop applications
  • Manage application versions
  • View deployed applications
  • View resource consumption (instantaneous and over time) of CPU, memory, storage, and version for an application across all deployed instances
  • Tag and search devices
  • Backup and restore applications
  • Change application configurations, networking, serial port and resource profile configurations across all target network infrastructure
  • Configure resource profiles for applications across all target network infrastructure
  • Update application across all target network infrastructure

Continuous application monitoring

  • View dashboard of overall application status and health
  • View, download and tail logs
  • Drill down on individual application and view status

Remote Application Debugging and troubleshooting

  • Aggregate view of fog applications including resource consumption
  • View of remote logs to debug and trouble shoot applications
  • Access fog application console
  • View and download application log files


  • Improved operations effectiveness with a single point of control for applications and associated network infrastructure at production scale
  • Increased line of business agility with systematic change management of IOx-enabled fog applications
  • Enhanced returns on application development investment through acceleration of deployment and scalable application lifecycle management

Specifications at-a-Glance

  • Operating System
    Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS – 64 bit or newer (Headless)
  • Machine Configuration
    4 Core CPU 6 GB RAM 100 GB HDD
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