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Oracle Enterprise Manager Configuration Guide

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1 Introduction

Product Architecture
First Tier: Centralized Consoles
Second Tier: Central, Scalable and Reliable Oracle Management Servers
Third Tier: Managed Targets and Autonomous Intelligent Agents
Architectural Extensibility
Deployment Options
Client/Server Deployment
Three Tier Deployment
System and Hardware Requirements
Oracle Enterprise Manager Client
Management Server or Management Server and Client
Management Server, Client, HTTP Server, Intelligent Agent or Management Server and Client
Enterprise Manager Web Site
Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
Version Compatibility
Note 1
Note 2

2 Standalone

Choosing to Start the Console Standalone
Starting the Standalone Console
Adding Databases to the Tree in the Standalone Console
Standalone Repository
Database Requirements for Standalone Repository
Create a Tablespace for Standalone Repository
Create a Database User for Standalone Repository

3 Configuring and Controlling the Management Server

Starting the Enterprise Manager Configuration Assistant
Configuring a Local Management Server To Use a New Release 9i Repository
Configuration Operation
Configure Oracle Management Server
Create New Repository Options
Select Database Location
Change Database SID
Select Database for Repository
Repository Login Information
Select Repository User Tablespaces
Create Repository Summary
Configuration Assistant Progress Window
Configuring a Local Management Server To Use An Existing Repository
Configuration Operation
Configure Management Server
Edit Configuration Parameters
Select Management Region
Configuration Parameters Summary
Upgrading a Repository
Stopping Management Servers and Enterprise Manager Applications
Backing Up the Repository
Coordinating the Upgrade of Oracle Enterprise Manager Products
Configuration Assistant Steps to Upgrading the Repository
Configuration Operation
Select Database for Repository
Select Repository for Upgrade
Repository Login Information
Upgrade Repository Summary
Upgrade Repository Configuration Assistant Progress
Dropping an Existing Repository
Stop the Management Servers and Enterprise Manager Applications
Start the Configuration Assistant
Drop Repository Configuration Operation
Select the Database of the Repository You Want to Drop
Select Repository to Drop
Select Drop Repository Options
Drop Repository Summary
Drop Repository Configuration Assistant Progress
Controlling the Management Server After Configuration
Starting a Local Management Server
Starting a Local Management Server On Windows
Starting a Local Management Server On UNIX
Checking the Status of the Management Server
Stopping a Local Management Server

4 Configuring the Console when Connected to a Management Server

Choosing to Start the Console by Logging into a Management Server
Starting the Console with a Management Server Connection
Discovering Nodes in Your Environment
Creating Administrator Accounts
Granting OEM_MONITOR Role to Database Preferred Credentials
Enabling the Job System
Creating a New Windows NT User Account
Assigning Privileges to an Existing Windows NT User Account
Configuring a Windows NT Domain User as Your Intelligent Agent User
Configuring the E-mail Server
Starting the Enterprise Manager Paging Server
Configuring the Enterprise Manager Paging Server
Adding a Paging Server
Adding Paging Carrier
Specifying Paging Notification Preferences
Configuring Enterprise Manager Reporting
Steps to Perform from the Console
Steps to Perform from the Management Server/HTTP Server Machine
Access Reporting Web Site URL
Note about Service Availability Reports
Configuring the Console If Using a Dialup Line
Using System Colors for Windows
Customizing Access to Enterprise Manager's Areas of Database Management
Using Oracle LogMiner Viewer
Using the Enterprise Manager Console
Launching LogMiner Viewer as a Separate Application

5 Running Enterprise Manager Console from a Web Browser

Running the Oracle Enterprise Manager Console from a Web Browser
Client Install
Server-Side Install
Run the Browser-Based Oracle Enterprise Manager Console on the Client
Configuring the Web Server and Directory Mapping for Web Site
Apache 1.3.22
Internet Information Server (IIS)
Oracle Internet Application Server

6 Tuning the Oracle Management Server

Setting the Ping Interval
Setting the Maximum Connections Out
Setting the Maximum Connections In
Setting the Management Server Retry Interval
Smoothing Over Temporary Network Failures

A Directory Structure

Useful Directories
$ORACLE_HOME/sysman/ Directory

B Activating Logging and Tracing

Logging and Tracing Enterprise Manager Client Applications
Enabling Tracing Quickly
Enabling Tracing Deliberately
Performing Additional JAVA debugging
Logging and Tracing Management Server
Logging and Tracing of the Event Handler
Logging and Tracing the Dynamic Web Site
Logging and Tracing the Oracle HTTP Server
Logging and Tracing JServ
Logging and Tracing the Dynamic Web Site
Logging and Tracing the Oracle Intelligent Agent
Tracing Browser-Based Enterprise Manager
Tracing the Paging Server
Tracing the SQL Engine
Tracing the Management Pack Applications

C General Repository Guidelines

Repository Sizing

D Globalization Support

Repository Setting
Setting the Language and NLS_LANG Parameter
Language Setting
NLS_LANG Setting
Accessing Browser-Based Enterprise Manager in a Language Other Than English
Directly Accessing Enterprise Manager in Another Language
Edit the oem.conf File
Change the Preferred Language Setting

E Using Enterprise Manager on Windows 2000

Differences between using Enterprise Manager on Windows NT and Windows 2000
Manipulating Windows 2000 Services
Creating a New Windows 2000 User
Assigning Privileges to a Windows 2000 User

F Troubleshooting

Reporting Problems to Oracle Support Services
Oracle Support Services
Troubleshooting the Enterprise Manager Configuration Assistant
Enterprise Manager Configuration Assistant Errors
Repository Database Default Tablespace Does Not Contain Enough Free Space
Creating an OEM_REPOSITORY Tablespace if One Does Not Exist
Creating Another Tablespace
Increasing the Size of an Existing Tablespace
Database Parameters Not Large Enough for Repository Operation
Changing the Permissions on the File
Troubleshooting the Management Server
Management Server May Not Run Correctly from a Non-Default Oracle Home
Management Server Does Not Start
oms.log File
oms.nohup File
Windows NT Event Log
oemctl Batch File
Error Messages When Starting the Management Server
Changing Your Management Server for Client Access
Running the Management Server on a Multiple NIC Machine
Troubleshooting the Paging Server
Troubleshooting the Web Browser
Console Hangs
Console Does Not Open Web Browser
Changing the Repository User Password
Resetting the Password
Setting the Format of Dates
Troubleshooting for Reporting
Webserver Will Be Deconfigured Error
Blank Page or Internal Server Error

G Keyboard Navigation

H Repository Views Addendum

Operational System Metrics
Job Definition Views
Event Definition Views