Administering Services

You can create and administer services with Oracle Enterprise Manager and the SRVCTL utility. The following sections describe how to perform service-related tasks using these tools:

This section includes the following topics:


You can also use the DBMS_SERVICE package to create or modify services and service attributes, but SRVCTL will override any settings made using this package. The DBMS_SERVICE package is not recommended for use with services used by an Oracle RAC database, nor when Oracle Restart is used, nor when Oracle Clusterware is managing a single-instance database.