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  • December 4, 2017

What everybody needs to know about monitoring and managing Exadata with Oracle Enterprise Manager

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With the recent release of the new Exadata X7, it is a good time to point out an important MOS note that provides details for the proper monitoring and managing of an Exadata environment via Oracle Enterprise Manager.  The note is Exadata Storage Software Versions Supported by the Oracle Enterprise Manager Exadata Plug-in (Doc ID 1626579.1).  With the new components and software versions introduced for the Exadata Servers (including Exadata Storage software 18.1 and IB Switch firmware 2.2.0, etc), it is very important to make sure you are running the correct version of Enterprise Manager as well as the correct versions of the Exadata Plug-in and the Systems Infrastructure Plug-in.  Doing so will ensure that you are able to properly discover, monitor and manage your Exadata servers.  This document provides important notes such as the following:

Enterprise Manager with Exadata plug-in version, Systems Infrastructure plug-in version, and the use of EM 13c target types are required in order to discover, monitor, and manage Exadata X7 and earlier Exadata hardware with any of the following software versions:

  • Exadata storage software or above
  • Exadata storage software or above
  • IB Switch firmware 2.2.0 or above

This MOS document is a must for anybody using Oracle Enterprise Manager to manage their Exadata servers.  Be sure to bookmark it and refer to it often for any updated requirements/dependencies!

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