Re: Upgrading OEM

From: hpuxrac <>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 16:52:11 -0700 (PDT)
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On Oct 21, 11:10 am, Chuck <> wrote:


> > If you google around for "grid control upgrade" there's a
> > bunch of stuff written.
> > It looks like a long complicated bug infested undertaking from a quick
> > look.
> That's been my impression too. The few folks I've spoken to who went
> through the upgrade all said the same. One the one hand I'd like to do
> an in-place upgrade because if it works I could be done in an hour or
> two. On the other hand if my experience follows that of others I've read
> about I could hit lots of snags and have all my DB monitoring down for
> an extended period. Potentially days.
> Even though it's much more work I'm leaning towards installing a
> completely new OMS and repository on a new host and migrating each agent
> one at a time. It buys me the confidence of knowing that I'm still
> monitoring all my targets througout the migration, but I will undoubetly
> lose any historical metric data from the original repository, and will
> have hundreds of firewall rules that potentially need updating.

We don't have so many databases that we need something like grid control.

If you are thinking of is it worth it instead to think of the 11.2 equivalent? Why put yourself thru so much work when you have yet another set of upgrades just around the corner? Received on Wed Oct 21 2009 - 18:52:11 CDT

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