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Oracle® Enterprise Manager Grid Control Installation and Basic Configuration
10g Release 2 (10.2)

Part Number B16228-05
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This guide is your primary source of preinstallation requirements and certifications, and describes the installation options, and postinstallation configuration information for Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control.

Note that later releases of this and other Enterprise Manager documentation may be available on the Oracle Technology Network at

This preface contains the following topics:

Intended Audience

This guide is written for Oracle Database system administrators who want to install and configure Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control. You should already be familiar with Oracle Database and the administrative tasks you want to perform.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following books in the Oracle Enterprise Manager documentation set:

For the latest releases of these and other Oracle documentation, check the Oracle Technology Network at

Oracle Enterprise Manager also provides extensive online Help. Click Help at the top of any Enterprise Manager page to display the online help window. This installation guide has been designed to work in close association with the online help provided with the installation.


This section describes the conventions used in the text and code examples of this documentation set. It describes:

Conventions in Text

The following table describes those conventions and provides examples of their use.

Convention Meaning Example
Bold Bold typeface indicates an element in the user interface. Click Help for more information.
Italics Italic typeface indicates book titles or emphasis. Oracle Database Concepts

Ensure that the recovery catalog and target database do not reside on the same disk.

lowercase monospace (fixed-width font) Lowercase monospace typeface indicates executables, file names, directory names, and sample user-supplied elements. Such elements include computer and database names, net service names, and connect identifiers, as well as user-supplied database objects and structures, column names, packages and classes, user names and roles, program units, and parameter values.

Note: Some programmatic elements use a mixture of UPPERCASE and lowercase. Enter these elements as shown.

Enter sqlplus to open SQL*Plus.

The password is specified in the orapwd file.

Back up the datafiles and control files in the /<DVD>/oracle/dbs directory.

The department_id, department_name, and location_id columns are in the hr.departments table.

Set the QUERY_REWRITE_ENABLED initialization parameter to true.

Connect as oe user.

The JRepUtil class implements these methods.

Conventions in Code Examples

Code examples illustrate SQL, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, or other command-line statements. They are displayed in a monospace (fixed-width) font and separated from standard text as shown in this example:

SELECT username FROM dba_users WHERE username = 'MIGRATE';

The following table describes typographic conventions used in code examples and provides examples of their use.

Convention Meaning Example
< > Angle brackets in command syntax denote an item for which you can substitute a real value. Do not enter the angle brackets. <host>:<port>:<oracle_sid>
Italics Italicized text indicates placeholders or variables for which you must supply particular values. CONNECT SYSTEM/system_password

DB_NAME = database_name