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If I configure Oracle 9i OEM & OMS on a windows platform, can I manage oracle database and create jobs for all of my databases that reside in a unix environment or will I have to configure my Oracle 9i OEM & OMS in a unix environment? Can I actually create backup jobs and monitor Oracle database(which all reside on unix servers) if the OEM and OMS is configured on a windows platform? Also do you have step by step instructions for configuring Oracle 9i OEM & OMS that I can find online?
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by:rbrooker
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Hi,

OMS is platform independant, the last place i worked, we had OMS9i installed on windows looking after databases / listeners / web servers on solaris, linux and windows platforms.  the OMS talks to the various boxes through the agent that is installed on the boxes, it is a platform independant communication.  What you can do for a windows database using OMS, you can do for a UNIX database as well.  will look for an install guide.

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by:Omega002
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When configuring backup jobs in the OMS website, will you have to create a new backup job within RMAN or does it create a job for you in RMAN?
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by:rbrooker
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I have not used rman, i would assume that once you have created the job in OEM, it will do all the rman work for you.
easiest way is to test this on a TEST instance and see what happens..
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by:Omega002
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So when you configured you backups jobs you excluded the whole concept of using RMAN for one of you components when configuring your backup? We will be upgrading our 9i databases to 10g soon and I know the 10g OEM & OMS supports 9i databases so I guess it would be best to configure my OEM & OMS in the 10g version correct? I know you can't use the 9i agents for 10g so I would have to install the 10g agents on all the host database servers correct?  Does that 10g agent cover all databases on the host or just for one database?
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Hi,

q1: did i exclude rman from my backup jobs?
yes.  all the backups for all the oracle databases htat i looked after ( about 5-10 production ones ) were backed up using scheduled scripts.  OEM was not used for the backups.

q2: do i use 9i oem or 10g grid control?
use 10g grid control, this is backward compatible with 9i databases, although you will not get the full functionality

q3: a 9i or 10g agent?
10g agent for 10g grid control.

q4: does the agent cover everything on the box?
yes, there needs to be one and only one 10g agent on each machine you wish to monitor.  it will discover all the db's, listeners, IAS installs etc that are running on the host

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by:schwertner
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OEM is not the tool to use RMAN, to to Export/Import jobs.
Why?
Because of the numerous complains that these utilities do not work properly via OEM interface.
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