This guide describes the installation and usage of Oracle Configuration Manager.

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This guide is written for all users of Oracle Configuration Manager. It also written for system administrators who log support calls and upload configuration information to Oracle.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle Configuration Manager Release 10.3.8 documentation set:


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UNIX Commands Path separators, specifications and code examples in this book are relevant to the UNIX platforms supported in this release. These need to be changed depending on the platform on which Oracle Configuration Manager is installed.
OCM Oracle Configuration Manager
ORACLE_CONFIG_HOME Environment variable used to define the location of instance-specific data in a shared home environment.
<ocm_install_root> Convention used throughout document to represent the parent directory where the Oracle Configuration Manager code is installed. In most cases, this is the ORACLE_HOME.
OCM_CONFIG_HOME Convention used throughout document to represent the directory in which the configuration, state, and log information resides. For:
  • 10.2.6 to 10.2.7 or later upgrade, OCM_CONFIG_HOME represents <ocm_install_root>/ccr

  • New 10.2.7 or later installation or a shared home with multiple hosts, OCM_CONFIG_HOME represents <ocm_install_root>/ccr/hosts/<hostname>

  • New 10.2.7 or later installation where there is a single host with multiple instances, OCM_CONFIG_HOME represents ORACLE_CONFIG_HOME/ccr.