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Oracle Intelligent Agent User's Guide

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Purpose of this Guide

This manual provides configuration information and answers to crucial troubleshooting questions pertaining to the Oracle Intelligent Agent. The Oracle Intelligent Agent User's Guide is directed towards users of Oracle Enterprise Manager Version 2, 9.x, and any other supported system management frameworks that communicate with the Oracle database through the Intelligent Agent.

Intended Audience

This manual is intended for anyone installing, configuring, or troubleshooting the Oracle Intelligent Agent on UNIX or Windows NT platforms. Under most circumstances, the Agent requires little in the way of configuration and maintenance. For this reason, the Oracle Intelligent Agent User's Guide should be used as a reference, rather than read sequentially.

How this Manual is Organized

Chapter 1, "Intelligent Agent Overview"

Provides a functional overview to the Intelligent Agent and discovery services.

Chapter 2, "Installation, Configuration and Usage"

Describes Agent installation and configuration procedures.

Chapter 3, "Job and Event Scripts"

Describes Job and Event scripting using the Tool Command Language (Tcl).

Appendix A, "Agent Configuration Files"

Describes requisite configuration files used by Oracle Enterprise Manager.

Appendix B, "Troubleshooting"

Provides Intelligent Agent troubleshooting guidelines and procedures.

Documentation Set

The Oracle Enterprise Manager Release 9i documentation includes the following:

In addition to the Oracle Enterprise Manager documentation set, extensive on-line help is provided for components in Oracle Enterprise Manager.

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