1 Introduction to the Oracle AVDF Plug-in

The Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall (AVDF) plug-in provides an interface within Enterprise Manager Cloud Control for administrators to manage and monitor Audit Vault and Database Firewall components.

The following topics are discussed:

Versions Supported

The Oracle AVDF plug-in supports the following versions of products:

Table 1-1 lists supported versions of Oracle Enterprise Manager and Oracle Audit Vault Database Firewall.

Table 1-1 Support Matrix

Oracle Enterprise Manager Version AVDF Release/Version




13.2 - 13.3





Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall (AVDF) plug-in is supported only with the above mentioned EM releases.


The following prerequisites must be met before you can deploy the Management Agent:

  • A user (such as, AVAdmin) on the Audit Vault (AV) Server that has Super Admin privileges (refer to the Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall Administrator's Guide).
  • The password for the root user on the AV Server.
  • The fully qualified names and IP addresses for each AVDF server.
  • The password for the support user on the AVDF servers.
  • There is no need for physical access to the servers. You will log in as the support user and run the su command to become the root user (and then later to become oracle user).
  • Information about your Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control instance:
    • OMS host name.

    • OMS port.

    This information can be obtained with the following command:

    emctl status oms -details -sysman_pwd <password>

Known Issues

While the AVDF plug-in automates many of the installation steps, the AVDF plug-in for the Windows environment has a known issue where installation of the AV agent must be completed manually.