The Strange Case Of A Missing Agent Gold Image

If you are running Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 13c, you should (must) be using Agent Gold Images (GI). They provide an easy way to manage the lifecycle of you OEM agents from a fancy dashboard. The problem came while removing a Gold Image Versions in OEM 13.3PG. Guess what? The whole Gold Image disappeared!!! This… Continue reading The Strange Case Of A Missing Agent Gold Image

OEM 13c – Summer 2019 Announcements. You can manage ATP and more!!

Here are some exciting announcements for OEM 13c. First, keep in mind that you should upgrade your OEM 13c to the latest version (13.3PG). I discussed some new features of this version in a previous post. Previous post Now to the good news.   1. Oracle Database 19c has been certified as a OEM Repository… Continue reading OEM 13c – Summer 2019 Announcements. You can manage ATP and more!!

OEM 12c/13c Metric Extension – Collection Result Maximum Flood Control

I recently had an issue in OEM 12c while creating a Metric Extension that was returning more than 5000 records. In OEM 12c versions 12.1.0.4 and 12.1.0.5 there a flood control mechanism in order to limit the maximum number of rows for a metric. You can also verify this in the agent_inst/sysman/log/gcagent.log file:2018-10-08 13:38:50,330 [66:F119EDFE:GC.Executor.1… Continue reading OEM 12c/13c Metric Extension – Collection Result Maximum Flood Control

OEM 13c – AMP EBS Discovery Error Due To Lack Of Privileges

We recently had to enable monitoring for an EBS 11i system using the Application Management Pack. Even though the EM_MONITOR user was already provisioned by the EBS patch, the discovery was failing due to lack of privileges on several FND tables.My Oracle Support shows several bugs related to missing privileges like the one below, but… Continue reading OEM 13c – AMP EBS Discovery Error Due To Lack Of Privileges

OEM 13c Reporting Incorrect Tablespace Space Usage (%) After July 2018 PSU

The topic for today is Tablespace monitoring. OEM 13c started reporting inaccurate values for the Space Usage (%) metric after applying either the April 2018 or the July 2018 Database PSU's. The way this was detected, is that OEM 13c Corrective Actions started firing here and there after the patches. Oracle confirmed this is tracked… Continue reading OEM 13c Reporting Incorrect Tablespace Space Usage (%) After July 2018 PSU

Exalogic Agents being automatically deleted from OEM 13c

Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 13c is capable of monitoring virtual guest hosts running on Exalogic (virtual configuration). OEM will connect (read-only) to the Oracle VM Manager and get the configuration and status of the VM’s running there. Then you can deploy an agent to those VM hosts and you have a complete monitoring solution for… Continue reading Exalogic Agents being automatically deleted from OEM 13c

OEM 13C Useful EMCTL Agent Commands

Here’s a list of some useful emctl commands to manage your OEM 13c agent.Get the status of the agent:$ 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            : 13.2.0.0.0Protocol Version       : 12.1.0.1.0...Last Reload            : (none)Last successful upload                       : 2018-05-15 09:04:32Last attempted… Continue reading OEM 13C Useful EMCTL Agent Commands