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Re: Oracle Enterprise Manager

From: sybrandb <sybrandb_at_gmail.com>
Date: 23 Mar 2007 04:18:57 -0700
Message-ID: <1174648737.667761.30830@l77g2000hsb.googlegroups.com>


On Mar 23, 12:11 pm, "bomahony" <bomah..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 23, 10:55 am, "sybrandb" <sybra..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
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> > On Mar 23, 11:40 am, "bomahony" <bomah..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
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> > > Ive been asked to install Enterprise Manager on our solaris boxes as
> > > our software engineers want to be able to change the amount of memory
> > > oracle uses - they use EM on windows and want to use it on solaris. I
> > > just have a few questions on this, as i have never used EM.
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> > > When i go to install it, it tells me it needs 2.5G for install with an
> > > existing database. this seems a bit much?
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> > > It wants to install grid control with the base. What is grid control
> > > for?
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> > > All they want is the web manager - is it possible to install this on
> > > one machine and manage others (either all same versions of oracle or
> > > multiple different versions -10.1 10.2 ect)?
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> > > If all they want is the web based manager, is there just a small
> > > install for this?
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> > > To avaoid all this messing about is there commands / settinggs file
> > > where i can limit the amount of memory oracle uses?
> > > [[IE :
> > > Click on the Administration Tab > Instance > Memory Parameters
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> > > Select Enable - Automatic Shared Memory Management
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> > > Set the Total SGA Size for Automatic Memory Management
> > > ]]
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> > > Thanx for the help.
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> > > Im running oracle 10.2, but will have to repeat the process for oracle
> > > 10.1)
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> > You have Oracle Enterprise Manager for a single database called
> > Database Control or DbControl.
> > Oracle Enterprise Manager for multiple databases is called
> > GridControl.
> > The interface of GridControl and Database Control is a Webserver
> > (actually Grid Control comes with Oracle Application Server) on the
> > database server, so there is NO client install at all. Just open the
> > appropiate URL on any browser and you can logon to Grid Control.
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> > The equivalent of changing parameters through Grid Control would be
> > issuing Alter system set ... = scope=both in sql*plus or isql*plus
> > (sqlplus via a browser).
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> > So there is no such thing as a small install, and 2.5 Gb is actually
> > not much nowadays.
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> > (Next question expected: How do I install Grid Control?)
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> > --
> > Sybrand Bakker
> > Senior Oracle DBA
>
> Nope - no question on Installing Grid Control. I had the cd in the
> drive ready to go, but now i dont need it - we only run a single
> database on each server so im going to assume that Dbcontrol is what
> im looking for, now im gonna go find it and RTFM on how to install it.
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> Or i might just figure out how to use the commands (better option me
> thinks)
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> As a matter of interest, is grid control for managing multiple
> servers, multiple platforms and multiple versions of Oracle?
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> thx
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It sure is, and when you license the extra options like the Configuration Manager, you can even automatically patch Oracle and your servers ;)
Luckily, the options are so expensive, that it is in many cases cheaper to retain you.

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Sybrand Bakker
Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Fri Mar 23 2007 - 06:18:57 CDT

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