Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control

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This course provides an overview of Grid Control features. By taking this course students will understand how Grid Control can be used to manage and monitor an entire enterprise from a single console. The hands-on practices provide a student the knowledge to implement the Grid Control features in their enterprise. Students learn to manage, monitor and administer targets such as Database 11g and Oracle Web Logic Server using Grid Control console. They learn to use Grid Control console to automate the software lifecycle management in their enterprise. The hands-on practice provides a student the scope to explore the software lifecycle management automation capabilities provided in Grid Control console. Students also gain the knowledge to use the Management Plug-ins and the Connectors to integrate with third-party software. This course provides a list of various categories of Management Plug-ins and Connectors that are available in Grid Control release.

Who Should Attend:

•Database Administrators
•Project Manager
•Sales Consultants
•Technical Consultant
•Technical Administrator
•End Users
•Reports Developer

At Course Completion:

After completing this course, students will be able to:                      
•Use Grid Control framework features
•Manage and monitor Database 11g target
•Manage and monitor Oracle Web Logic Server targets
•Patch and Provision software in your enterprise
•Provide an overview on Management Plug-ins and Connectors

•Understanding what comprises a Data Center
•Explaining Enterprise Manager Grid Control
•Discussing key features of Enterprise Manager Grid Control
•Discussing Management Packs available in Enterprise Manager Grid Control
•Discussing Management Plug-ins and Connectors available for Grid Control

Grid Control Architecture and Installation
•Explaining components of Grid Control
•Explaining the Architecture of Grid Control
•Explaining the various installation options
•Upgrading Grid Control to
•Explaining the Directory Structure of Grid Control
•Explaining the Grid Control Console pages and its functionalities
•Discussing Maximum Availability Architecture

Deploying the Oracle Management Agent
•Identifying the existing installation options for Oracle Management Agent
•Identifying the pre-requisites for installing Oracle Management Agent
•Discussing the Post-Installation Configuration Tasks
•Applying patchsets and upgrade Grid Control Management Agent

Setting Up Enterprise Manager Grid Control
•Creating Administrator in Grid Control
•Creating Roles in Grid Control
•Setting up Preferred Credentials
•Defining Enterprise Manager Command Line Interface (emcli)

Administrating and Monitoring Grid Control
•Monitoring the availability of Grid Control components
•Monitoring the performance of Management Server, Repository, and Agent
•Identifying log and trace files for all Grid Control components
•Using the various commands to manage Grid Control components
•Discussing backup and recovery of Grid Control components

Securing Grid Control
•Describing the security options available for Oracle Management Service and Oracle Management Agent
•Authenticating Grid Control Administrators using Single Sign-On
•Configuring Grid Control for use with proxy servers and through firewalls
•Configuring Grid Control for use with Enterprise User Security
•Configuring Auditing System
•Configuring emkey

System Monitoring
•Identifying out-of-box monitoring features
•Changing metric settings
•Creating and applying Monitoring Templates
•Using notifications
•Defining Corrective Actions
•Creating notification rules
•Creating User-Defined Metrics (UDMs)
•Using blackouts

Managing Groups
•Defining groups
•Describing the usage of groups
•Creating groups
•Using dashboards to monitor groups
•Describing redundancy groups

Information Publisher
•Viewing and customizing out-of-box reports
•Creating custom reports
•Creating custom reports by using the management repository and its base views to generate a report
•Scheduling reports
•Sharing reports with the entire business community

Job Systems
•Defining Jobs
•Using Pre-defined Jobs
•Creating user defined Jobs
•Creating Multitask Jobs
•Viewing Job Activity
•Using Job Operations
•Purging Jobs
•Enabling Job Notifications

Configuration Management
•Explaining the need for Configuration Management
•Describing Configuration Management
•Viewing Configurations of managed Targets
•Comparing Configurations of managed Targets
•Viewing Configuration Summary for managed Targets
•Defining Client System Analyzer
•Defining Collection Tag Associations

Managing Compliance
•Defining Compliance Management
•Viewing Compliance Management pages in Grid Control
•Evaluating Compliance level
•Setting up Compliance Evaluations
•Customizing Policies
•Discussing types of Policy Groups
•Defining Compliance Scores

Service Management
•Defining systems and services
•Creating a service based on a system
•Defining and monitoring the availability of a service
•Discussing the use of beacons
•Defining and monitoring service levels
•Explaining Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
•Diagnosing Web application performance problems

Monitoring Hosts
•Performing Administrative tasks on Linux Hosts
•Viewing All Metrics for Hosts
•Executing Host Command
•Using Log File Alerts
•Using Net Service Administration
•Using Remote File Editor
•Viewing Storage Details

Managing Oracle Database
•Explaining how Grid Control can be used to manage database instances
•Describing the Database Administration features of Grid Control
•Describing the Database Maintenance features of Grid Control
•Describing the Database Performance Monitoring features of Grid Control
•Explaining how Grid Control can be used to manage database instances
•Monitoring Real Application Clusters
•Using Data Masking

Managing Fusion Middleware
•Listing Middleware targets monitored in Grid Control
•Managing and monitoring Oracle WebLogic Server
•Managing BPEL processes

Provisioning and Patching Automation
•Discussing Software Lifecycle Management
•Defining Provisioning and Patching
•Discussing Provisioning Concepts
•Defining Software Library
•Configuring Software Library
•Defining Deployment Procedure
•Defining Bare Metal Provisioning

Management Plug-Ins
•Identifying the available Management Plug-ins
•Discussing the benefits of managing third-party components with Enterprise Manager
•Deploying Management Plug-ins
•Listing the steps involved in creating a custom Management Plug-in

Configuring Helpdesk connectors and Event Connectors
•Explaining Management Connector in Enterprise Manager Grid Control
•Configuring Remedy Connector
•Registering a Ticket Template for Remedy Connector
•Configuring Microsoft Operations Management Connector(MOM)
•Getting the response status of targets in MOM
•Viewing the alerts generated in MOM in Grid Control

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