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Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) 19.4 is Now Available!

Alan Boucher
Proactive Support

Thanks to Tamzin Oscroft for providing this information.

Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) is a command-line-driven data collection framework that can gather product and environmental information to assist in problem diagnosis. Full information on RDA is available in Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) – Information Center (DocID 2388643.2)

A new Health Check Validation Engine (HCVE) database has been created for version 19c of the database on Windows, and health checks for lower versions on this platform have also been brought up to date.

Other improvements include:

  • The ability to collect Smart Export information for Master and Work repositories in Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)
  • Corrected queries to support Oracle Streams
  • A database profile which can be run against all versions of the database from 12c onwards
  • Collection of additional Tuxedo logs
  • Improved reporting of patch and product information
  • Collection of operating system Message Queue information
  • Collection of files related to auditing in Oracle Internet Directory (OID)

This release of RDA is bundled with the 2.12.38 release of the Diagnostic Assistant (DA). The DA tool is a command-line interface framework designed to simplify and standardize the end user’s experience with various diagnostic tools, providing a common lightweight extensible interface to multiple collection tools (ADR, RDA, OCM, Explorer, etc.). DA packages can also work with Oracle applications (JDE EnterpriseOne, Siebel, PeopleSoft) as verifiers, providing a basic Java interface to facilitate the user’s data collection.

For more information about DA functionality, refer to Diagnostic Assistant: Information Center (Doc ID 201804.2)

For more information on RDA, review these helpful resources:

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