2 Replies Latest reply: Oct 8, 2012 3:55 PM by GlenH RSS

    Do we need to apply patches on Middleware componets ,for EM 12c to monitor

    User190110 -Oracle
      Hi All,

      Can someone please help me in finding the below information .

      1) After installing 12c ,can i directly add the SOA manages servers to grid ,so it starts monitoring or Do we need to apply patches .

      2) previosly ,to enable 11g grid to monitor EBS r12.1.3 we used to apply AMP 4.0 on EBS,is this still needed now in 12c ?

      3) Can we get most important differences between 11g and 12c grid

      4) Most of the documentation asks to go to update functionality in grid for plugins ,can't we manually download them and apply to the agents ?

      Regards,
      Nag
        • 1. Re: Do we need to apply patches on Middleware componets ,for EM 12c to monitor
          GlenH
          Hi Nag,

          My responses/comments are below.

          1) After installing 12c ,can i directly add the SOA manages servers to grid ,so it starts monitoring or Do we need to apply patches .

          Yes, you can discover your FMW/WLS domain including all of the SOA components out of the box in EM 12c (recommend you go with EM 12c R2 which is up on OTN).

          2) previosly ,to enable 11g grid to monitor EBS r12.1.3 we used to apply AMP 4.0 on EBS,is this still needed now in 12c ?

          Yes, you will want to go through self-update (or through the offline process) to download and deploy the EBS plug-in for 12c.

          3) Can we get most important differences between 11g and 12c grid

          Obviously, there are a ton of differences.  You can find the majority of those in the documentation in the "what's new" section, so I would recommend checking there first.  You will also find that a lot of the new features are highlighted in short 3-5 minute long self-running videos on YouTube in the OracleLearning and WebLogic YouTube channels as well as off the EM OTN pages.

          4) Most of the documentation asks to go to update functionality in grid for plugins ,can't we manually download them and apply to the agents ?

          You can download plug-ins and apply them in an offline manner as well per the documentation on OTN, but if possible, the best practice is to use the self-update feature which simplifies the effort and provides a more fluid version tracking system through the UI.  Regardless, you can use the offline approach as required given your environment needs.

          Cheers,
          Glen
          • 2. Re: Do we need to apply patches on Middleware componets ,for EM 12c to monitor
            GlenH
            Just to clarify on the subject line as well, you do not need any specific SOA Suite or WLS patches to use EM for monitoring and management. By the way, on a barely related sub note, EM can also handle patch automation and tracking for WLS and SOA Suite as of the latest 12c release.