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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!!

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3 problems discovering Exadata targets

If you are on the latest Exadata plugin for EM 13.3 (well, even the 13.2 version of the plugin). Be aware that there’s a bug where if the Exadata nodes’ names are longer than 7 characters, you cannot discover them. EM just throws a weird error with below legend: SEVERE: makeTargetsXml for each rack#: 1… Continue reading Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3 problems discovering Exadata targets

Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3.2 Database Plugin New Features (Flash and JET)

Oracle EM 13.3 PG was released April 28th 2019. This new (plugin only) release contains 8 new plugins including a new version of the DB plugin. After installing these plugins we noticed several changes in behavior for the DB targets.   All pages that used Adobe Flash now use Oracle JavaScript Extension Toolkit (JET) Top… Continue reading Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.3.2 Database Plugin New Features (Flash and JET)

Unable to Extend OEM 13.3 Domain to Add an Additional OMS

While trying to add an additional OMS to the current OEM 13.3 GCDomain using the provisioning console there’s an error in the Install homes step.   The error contains the following message: Caused by: oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifb.OiifbEndIterateException: oracle.sysman.oii.oiif.oiifb.OiifbEndIterateException: SEVERE:Values for the following variables could not be obtained from the command line or response file(s): MYORACLESUPPORT_USERNAME(MyOracleSupportUsername) Silent install… Continue reading Unable to Extend OEM 13.3 Domain to Add an Additional OMS

Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse – What is it?

Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse (ADW) is one of the so-called DB as a Service (DBaaS) or probably we should call it Data Warehouse as a Service (DWaaS) with the difference that this service is completely automatic and autonomous.   This service is comprised by an Oracle Database (of course) already pre-configured for analytics, data lakes… Continue reading Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse – What is it?