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.
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This preface contains the following topics:
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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This section describes the conventions used in the text and code examples of this documentation set. It describes:
The following table describes those conventions and provides examples of their use.
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|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.
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Note: Some programmatic elements use a mixture of UPPERCASE and lowercase. Enter these elements as shown.
The password is specified in the
Back up the datafiles and control files in the
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.
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