The curious case of the blank plugin page in OEM13c

By |2018-02-06T10:11:45+00:00February 12th, 2018|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , |

After an upgrade of Oracle Enterprise Manager from 12.1.0.5 to 13.2, I wanted to deploy  a new version of the plugin oracle.sysman.db. Downloaded the new version and got to the plugin-management page to apply the patch. But all I got was a blank page. Cost me quite a while to […]

Relocating base directory Enterprise Manager’s central agent

By |2018-01-28T17:18:08+00:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , |

After the upgrade of the 12c central agent to 13c, I noticed the new central agent’s home located under the wrong – old agent – directory: /u01/app/oracle/agent12c/agent_13.2.0.0.0. Must have done something wrong. How to correct this? Want to move the directory to /u01/app/oracle/agent13c/. A very short blog to describe the […]

Upgrade OEM 12.1.0.5 OMS to OEM13.2

By |2018-01-28T17:09:09+00:00January 28th, 2018|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Despite the potential of Oracle Management Cloud, I’m a fan of Oracle Enterprise Manager, with its small imperfections. So when noticing a 12c Oracle Enterprise Manager on Linux, and targets on Windows, I took the challenge of modernizing the customer’s environment a bit. And the starting point , 12.1.0.5 for […]

Connecting Oracle Management Cloud with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c

By |2017-02-12T15:09:08+00:00February 12th, 2017|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , |

Let’s clear about this: Oracle Management Cloud (OMC) is NOT a replacement of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control (OEM CC) or even an equivalant. Rumours are that this will  be Oracle’s policy in a far away future, but in the meantime we focus on what they do best. OEM CC […]

Connect Oracle Enterprise Manager 13 to Amazon’s Cloudwatch

By |2016-05-27T16:10:41+00:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Database, Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , |

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13C has been introduced as a ‘single pane of glass’. Managing and monitoring all the assets, in or out of the public cloud.

But when creating an RDS- database instance in Amazon’s cloud, it is monitored by Cloudwatch, and it’s not possible to install a so-called Oracle Hybrid […]

Chargeback in Oracle Enterprise manager 13C

By |2016-05-25T14:09:53+00:00May 25th, 2016|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , |

Since Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C it is possible to allocate the costs of IT resources to the people of organizations who consume them. This is done through the use of the plugin ‘Consolidation Planning and Chargeback’ .

Pete Sharman wrote an excellent blog about configuring  this plugin in Enterprise […]

Modifying BI Publisher reports in Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c, e.g. ‘Database Usage Tracking Summary’;

By |2016-02-27T16:19:31+00:00February 27th, 2016|Categories: Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , |

Recently I bumped into an annoying bug in the code of a report, wrote about it a while ago, notified Oracle. And they has confirmed that a new version of this specific report is in development phase.

But.. a report can be modified, so if it’s not that hard, […]

Usage Tracking Reports, using Oracle Enterprise Manager 13C as a SAM tool

By |2016-02-04T11:07:16+00:00February 4th, 2016|Categories: Architecture, licensing, Oracle Enterprise Manager|Tags: , , , |

Still loving the idea to use Oracle Enterprise Manager as a ‘kind of ‘ Software Asset Management Tool, and get regular centralized reports that tells me what Oracle software is running and if there are changes in use of licenses over time. The necessary data is already there in the […]