Upload the OPatch that is of version “13.8.0.0.0” and platform “226” to the Software Library

I was having an issue trying to deploy a patch to an agent due to the version of OPatch available in the software library.The error I got was “Upload the OPatch that is of version "13.8.0.0.0" and platform "226" to the Software Library”The solution was to run the “OPatch Update” job available from the job… Continue reading Upload the OPatch that is of version “13.8.0.0.0” and platform “226” to the Software Library

“Failed to find the OPatch patch directory” while applying patch 25105555 ( 13.2.0.0.161231) from OEM console

While applying patch 25105555 ( 13.2.0.0.161231) to an agent using the "provisioning and Patching" console from OEM 13.2 and choosing the "Upgrade OPatch" option, got this error:---------- Error Message ----------Error: 010Failed to find the OPatch patch directory "/tmp/p6880880_600000000057471_2000_0/oracle/OPatch". If you chose "No" for the "StagePatches" option, ensure that you manually place the patch at the… Continue reading “Failed to find the OPatch patch directory” while applying patch 25105555 ( 13.2.0.0.161231) from OEM console

RMAN restore slow due to ASMB process from ASM to filesystem

I was restoring a database running on ASM to an instance running on filesystem.The step for cataloging files was extremely slow and after taking a look at the alertlog file, I noticed tons of errors related to ASMB process.Well, turns out this is an unpublished bug explained in more detail on the below MOS note.12c… Continue reading RMAN restore slow due to ASMB process from ASM to filesystem

2017 April PSU – OEM sending tablespace related alerts every collection schedule

I noticed that several alerts related to tablespace full were sent from OEM every collection schedule. At first sight I thought this may be related to OEM itself but after spending some significant time in MOS found a bug note stating that the 2017 April PSU patch was responsible.The issue is that dba_tablespace_usage_metrics is not accounting… Continue reading 2017 April PSU – OEM sending tablespace related alerts every collection schedule

Oracle Management Cloud – Setup Entities in Log Analytics

In order to gather Weblogic’s Admin Server and Managed Server log files, you need first to install and configure the OMC Cloud Agent.  Oracle Management Cloud – Cloud Agent InstallThen you need to verify that the Cloud Agent is up and running.  Refer to my previous post on how to manage the Cloud Agent.Oracle Management… Continue reading Oracle Management Cloud – Setup Entities in Log Analytics

Oracle Management Cloud – Managing the Oracle Cloud Agent

This post is about some useful commands to administer the OMC’s Cloud agent. The very first step is to install the OMC Cloud agent. You may refer to my previous post on how to install it here.The omcli command is located at /agent_inst/bin.I’m skipping these 3 basic commands start, stop and status.Here we go!-      List… Continue reading Oracle Management Cloud – Managing the Oracle Cloud Agent

Oracle Management Cloud – Install the Cloud Agent

This is my first experience with the Oracle Cloud, in particular with Oracle Management Cloud (OMC). In this first post I will guide you through the installation of the Cloud Agent in a Linux host.First you have to login to OMC and click on the navigation icon below.It' going to open the navigation screen that… Continue reading Oracle Management Cloud – Install the Cloud Agent

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