RE: Configuration Mgr Spam

From: Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR) <"Mercadante,>
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 13:55:26 -0400
Message-ID: <ABB9D76E187C5146AB5683F5A07336FF023CAAC6_at_EXCNYSM0A1AJ.nysemail.nyenet>

I personally think it's a stealth-bot.  

Spying on us.  

[] On Behalf Of Roger Xu Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 1:53 PM
Subject: Re: Configuration Mgr Spam  

Is Oracle Configuration Manager kind of like Solution Manager in SAP world? Or will it grow into SolMan likeness?

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 5:16 PM, dd yakkali <> wrote:


I also got about 50 of those emails.

I think Oracle is acting smart and they want to finally get to the count of installed CPUs so that they go after the customers.

Even though we are in full compliance, I refuse to do this OCM.

Does any one really buy into OCM?


On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 1:01 PM, Jared Still<> wrote:
> Did anyone else get spammed by Oracle Configuration Mgr recently?
> I received about 50 of this email in the course of a couple minutes:
> Dear Oracle Configuration Manager User,
> Your Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM) installation has not been
> to enable the full functionality available in My Oracle Support: click
> for instructions on how to re-register this configuration to allow you
> take advantage of it from My Oracle Support or MetaLink 3.
> Product
> OCM Installation Date
> OCM Installation Method
> Oracle Database 11g
> 2008-11-25 13:37:11
> Installed with Oracle product
> Once you update your registration details, you will be able to receive
> security bulletins specific to your registered configurations.
> you can get proactive notifications of Oracle healthchecks and product
> alerts, and streamline the creation and management of service
requests. View
> a demo here.
> Complimentary online training occurs regularly. See note 418277.1 for
> details.
> Sincerely,
> Oracle Global Customer Support
> It was a bit annoying scrolling through these on my Blackberry.
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist



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