Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c and Always On Monitoring

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c and Always On Monitoring

In this cloud-era it’s almost weird to explore stuff on-premises, but I did….  In this case a slightly Higher Availibility configuration of Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) that doesn’t  cost anything, is not disruptive to the existing configuration and gives a tiny bit more confidence during patching of OEM : Always On Monitoring (AOM).  Maybe a bit underrated functionality – within Oracle .

When Oracle Management Server (OMS) is down for patching, AOM is capable of mailing you when a critical target is down. It’s a limited functionality, but can be quite useful in some cases. Some details has changed since the start in 2016, when DBIservices wrote about it. At the end of the blogpost my findings. (more…)

Upgrade OEM 12.1.0.5 OMS to OEM13.2

Upgrade OEM 12.1.0.5 OMS to OEM13.2

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 OMS and 12.1.0.2 database as repository wasn’t that bad at all. This post is purely about upgrading the OMS. Upgrading agents is a different story with Windows as target.

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