What's New in This Book Revision

In addition updating the books for an incremental software release or a patch set release, Oracle revises its books regularly to incorporate bug fixes and value-added feedback from customers, product managers, support teams, and other key stakeholders. Every time a book is revised, the revision number of the book is increased by one and then published on Oracle Technology Network (OTN).

This chapter lists the changes incorporated in the latest revision (E22624-44) and all the previous revisions of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Basic Installation Guide (this book). Note that the latest revision (E22624-44) is the current revision published on OTN, and the latest revision always contains all the changes incorporated in its previous revisions.

In particular, this chapter covers the following:

Changes Incorporated in the Latest Revision (Published)

The following are the changes incorporated in the latest revision (E22624-44) that is published on OTN.

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 3.1.4 Added packages for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12, Solaris x86-64 5.12, and Solaris SPARC 5.12.

Changes Incorporated in the Previous Revisions (Archived)

The following sections describe the changes incorporated in the previous revisions. These revisions have been archived, and therefore are not currently available on OTN.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-43

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 7.2 Added a point about having to apply patch 20802003 on hosts that run on certain Unix-based operating systems, before installing Management Agents on the hosts.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-42

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 7.2 Added a point about Solaris 5.10 Update 9 image.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-41

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 8.2 Added a point to clarify how JVMD Engine can be deployed while or after adding (or cloning) an additional OMS.
Section 6.2 Added a point about reviewing the requirements for high availability and disaster recovery, before starting the installation.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-40

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section A.2.1.1 Fixed bug# 20359629. Corrected the -prerequisiteXMLRootDir parameter value in the syntax and in the example to point to the /install/requisites/list directory of the DVD or the software download location.
Section 7.3.2.1 Added a note to Step (5) to explain the circumstances under which the Download button will be enabled.
Section 6.5, Section 6.6 Added a note to Step (4) to highlight that software updates cannot be automatically installed if the database details provided during installation are of a database instance that already has an Oracle Management Repository preconfigured using the database templates offered by Oracle.
Section 7.2, Section 7.4 Added a point to mention the patch that you must deploy before installing a Management Agent on a host that is running on Oracle Linux 7 (64-bit) or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (64-bit).

Changes Incorporated in E22624-39

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 6.4 Modified the plug-in release date in Table 6-4.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-38

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 6.4 Added information about the plug-ins released in December 2014.
Section 2.1 Updated the configuration supported by the Large deployment size.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-37

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 3.3.1 Corrected glibc-2.5.12 to glibc-2.5-12.
Section 8.3 Updated the prerequisite on existing Oracle Management Agent requirements to indicate what needs to be done if the OMS is being installed using an alias host name.
Section 8.4 Updated the note in Step (4)(a), and Step (4)(b) to indicate what needs to be done as a best practice.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-36

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 6.3 Removed references to pluggable database (PDB).

Changes Incorporated in E22624-35

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 6.3, Section 8.3 Updated the prerequisite on Central Inventory to clarify where and how it can be maintained for HA and non-HA environments.
Section 6.4 Updated this section to list the plug-ins released in September 2014 and October 2014, and to describe the use cases pertaining to these plug-in releases.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-34

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 6.4 Introduced this new section to list the plug-in released in September 2014, and to describe the use cases pertaining to this plug-in release.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-33

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 6.3
  • Updated the prerequisite on NFS mount point location requirements to highlight that the mount point should be defined with the actimeo option in the /etc/fstab file, and that the option should be set to a value greater than 0.
  • Removed references to Oracle Database 12c Release X (12.1.0.X) from the prerequisite on existing database requirements.


Changes Incorporated in E22624-32

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 6.3
  • Updated the operating system requirements to highlight that Solaris zones are not supported.
  • Updated the existing database version requirements to highlight how the job_queue_process parameter should be set to a value higher than 20 if you use a 12.1.0.2 PDB.

Chapter 8 Section 8.5 has been updated.

Changes Incorporated in E22624-31

Part, Chapter, or Section Change Description
Section 7.4 Added information about setting the SCRATCH_PATH variable if the OMS host is running on Microsoft Windows, and the OMS software was installed in a drive other than C:\.
Section F.2 Added information about setting the SCRATCH_PATH variable if the OMS host is running on Microsoft Windows, and the OMS software was installed in a drive other than C:\.