By Gerry Haskins-Oracle on May 27, 2016
Those awfully nice ORAchk/EXAchk folks have a new release with extra goodies.
BTW: In case you're wondering, EXAchk is for Engineered Systems such as SuperCluster and Exadata, while ORAchk is the equivalent for generic systems.
The new release: ORAchk 22.214.171.124.7 is now available to download. New Features in ORAchk 126.96.36.199.7:
Easier to Configure & Maintain Large Enterprise-Wide Collection Data
If you have a large number of systems, these can now be mapped quickly to business units in Collection Manager via an XML bulk upload. Additionally, you can selectively choose if details of new LDAP users are automatically captured on login.
Collection Manager upload configuration has been simplified to only require the database connection string & password. To configure many ORAchk instances:
- Create wallet once with: then enter values when prompted
- Copy resulting wallet to each ORAchk location
If Collection Manager uploads fail for some reason, you can easily find out using, then any failed uploads can be reattempted with .
Collections uploaded to Collection Manager are now purged every 3 months by default. The frequency of purging can be adjusted or disabled altogether as necessary.
Keep Track of Changes to the Attributes of Important Files
Track changes to the attributes of important files with. This will take snapshots of specific directories, which measure the ownership and permissions on the directory and all contents. By default will snapshot the Grid Infrastructure and Database homes. The list of directories to be tracked can be configured to your specific requirements.
Quickly Find Which Checks Require Privileged Users
The Health Check Catalog has a new filter for Privileged User, allowing you to quickly find Health Checks which need to be run by a specific privileged user, such as root.
Broader Stack Support
Health Check support has been broadened to include Linux Operating System Health Checks and Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13.1.
New Health Checks have been added across the stack, including checks for Oracle ZFS Storage, Linux, Oracle Solaris Cluster, Oracle Database & Grid Infrastructure, Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control OMS & Repository.
To see new checks for specific systems review the ORAchk Health Check catalog.
For more details and to download the latest release of ORAchk see Document 1268927.2