Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3 problems discovering Exadata targets

If you are on the latest Exadata plugin for EM 13.3 (well, even the 13.2 version of the plugin). Be aware that there’s a bug where if the Exadata nodes’ names are longer than 7 characters, you cannot discover them. EM just throws a weird error with below legend: SEVERE: makeTargetsXml for each rack#: 1… Continue reading Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3 problems discovering Exadata targets

OMS responded illegally [ERROR- Failed to Update Target Type Metadata] in 13c R2

I want to discuss about this OMS error coming from the agent’s heartbeat status. The agent shows with an unreachable status but is actually up and running.$: emctl status agentOracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c Release 2Copyright (c) 1996, 2016 Oracle Corporation.  All rights reserved.---------------------------------------------------------------Agent Version          : 13.2.0.0.0OMS Version            : (unknown)…Last Reload            : (none)Last successful… Continue reading OMS responded illegally [ERROR- Failed to Update Target Type Metadata] in 13c R2

Upgrade OPatch for OEM 13c R2 Agents

Opatch utility has to be updated often as Oracle delivers regular updates to it. I was used to version 12 and it only required an overwrite of the OPatch directory. Well, not anymore with version 13c R2.I will walk you through an OPatch upgrade from 13.8 to 13.9 version.First export your agent ORACLE_HOME: $: export… Continue reading Upgrade OPatch for OEM 13c R2 Agents