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Patch and Provision with EM12c: #2 Database Provisioning – Profiles

Now that I’ve recovered from a straight 10 hour session I did to write the blog in the previous topic in this series (Provision me a Database!), I wanted to touch on a few of the “softer” pieces in the “Database Provisioning” functionality. Provisioning Profiles To put the concept into perspective, lets start with a […]

Patch and Provision with EM12c: #1 Database Provisioning – Provision Me a Database!

PrefaceAmong the several (too many to list) useful features in Enterprise Manager 12c (specifically 12.1.0.3) is Database Provisioning. With the numerous benefits of a multi tenant architecture in newer releases Database 12c, I want to begin this series of blog posts with starting with a simple database provisioning exercise. Provisioning is, in my humble opinion, […]

Adding Entities (Component) to the Software Library in Oracle Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.3.0

As part of a blog series I’m currently working on for Provisioning and Patching in OEM12c, I needed to create a Software Library Component for the DB12c installation media. With 12.1.0.3, oracle introduced an dmcli approach (create_swlib_entity) to creating the relevant components. I’ll explore the GUI method for now, and write a related blog for […]

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Windows Agent Deployments Made Easy

As of late, I’ve had to do a few Windows OS Agent Deployments. As we all know, if you want to auto deploy to a Windows OS, you need to have CygWin installed (on each target host) first.The alternative, via Silent Install, is illustrated by my good friend Bobby Curtis here. However, for large scale […]

An Alternative to Oracle Enterprise Managers GoldenGate Plugin

If you’ve arrived at this page then, most likely you’re a victim of the JAgent πŸ™‚ Not to be confused with Agent J. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been burned by it when using it for OEM monitoring. The symptoms, if you care to read, include: Hanging Extract and Pumps BDB datastore […]

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c: Unable to Login using SYSMAN after unsuccessful Upgrade

After an incomplete attempt to upgrade OEM 12.1.0.2.0 to 12.1.0.3.0, a few days later I received a call from my client that the sysman password is not working. Interesting. We validated the sysman account from the database and it was correct. The issue was on the WebLogic layer. So, what changed? According to the customer, […]

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.2.0 to 12.1.0.3.0 Upgrade with 12.1.0.1.0 Database

As promised, the upgrade steps for a single instance OMS are detailed below. My pre-upgrade environment: Host: OEM 6.3 64bit OMS: 12.1.0.2.0 Repository: 12.1.0.1.0 How pretentious. Of course I know what I’m doing!! [oracle@spoon config]$ emctl config emkey -copy_to_repos_from_file -repos_host spoon.song -repos_port 1521 -repos_sid monster -repos_user sysman -emkey_file /u01/app/oracle/middelware/oms/sysman/config/emkey.ora Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c […]

Window’ed Incident Management in OEM 12c

A customer had recently ask me; “How can I configure an incident in OEM which only checks for a specific ‘metric’ during a certain period, for example, between 1 AM to 5 AM?” I thought, thats a good question πŸ™‚The only solution I could think of was something similar to maintenance windows with Scheduler Jobs. […]

Enterprise Manager Release 12.1.0.3

Most of you must have heard about the new release – I believe it came out a couple of days ago. I have the software downloaded and, have gone through the installation notes. I wish I had a Multi-OMS environment to test out the upgrade path. That will have to wait until later πŸ™‚ More […]

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