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RE: Database Control licensing question

From: Freeman, Donald <>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 14:01:28 -0400
Message-ID: <51327ABA927BEF4B96590554CEA7832C060B970F@enhbgpri05.backup>

I'm pretty sure you can use database control without these plugins. I think you have to do a custom install and deselect these items. And, if you choose them, it's not a one-time cost of 2k each. It's 2k per instance you manage from that database control. I had a sad day discussing these with my Oracle sales guy.

	-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Hostetter, Jay M
	Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 11:52 AM
	Subject: Database Control licensing question
	I'm doing my first installs of 10g on Linux.  I fired up the URL
for Database Control and I get the message below:          


        Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Database Control is designed for managing a single database, which can be either a single instance or a cluster database. The following premium functionality contained within this release of Enterprise Manager 10g Database Control is available only with an Oracle license:          

	Database Diagnostics Pack 
	Database Tuning Pack 
	Configuration Management Pack

I've done some search on Oracle's web sites. I'm not completely
clear on what they mean here. I know that the Diagnostic/Tuning/Mangement packs are normally licensed separately. So does this mean that Database Control includes this functionality with the Oracle database license, or must I license these items separately. If I must license them separately, then I can't really use Database Control without licensing the diagnostic packs. Correct?          
	Thank you,

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