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1 Introduction to the Connector

The IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Connector integrates Oracle Enterprise Manager with IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus through web services, enabling the sharing of event information from Oracle Enterprise Manager to IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus.

The connector monitors all events sent from Oracle Enterprise Manager and automatically updates alert information in Netcool/OMNIbus. The connector supports the following features:

  • Sharing of event information from Oracle Enterprise Manager to IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus.

  • Customization of event to alert mappings between Oracle Enterprise Manager and IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus.

  • Synchronization of event changes in Oracle Enterprise Manager with the alerts in IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus.

1.1 Versions Supported

This connector supports the following versions of Oracle Enterprise Manager and IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus:

  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.1) and higher versions.

  • IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus 7.2, 7.2.1, 7.3, 7.3.1, and 7.4.

You can install the Oracle Agent for Netcool/OMNIbus, which is part of the connector bundle, on the following platforms:

  • Microsoft Windows (2000, 2003, 2008, XP)

  • IBM AIX (RS/6000 OS version 5.2+, 5.3, 6.x, and 7.x)

  • Linux RHEL (64-bit) 5.3, 5.4, 5.6

  • Oracle Solaris (8, 9, and 10)

The base Enterprise Manager version number for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Connector Release 12.1.0.2 is Enterprise Manager 12c Release 1 (12.1.0.1) and higher versions.