By user9127559 on Jul 23, 2014
Now that Enterprise Manager 12cR4 has been out for a little while, more people are getting around to upgrading their agents. Since the monthly Patch bundles were released we already have a few Agent side patches that we want to apply to our newly upgraded agents. I’ve written about simplifying your agent patching before, but this feature still seems to fly under the radar. It’s days like these that I miss running a massive Enterprise Manager with thousands of databases, because this is one of the things that would have made me dance in my cubicle.Let's say, you have 100 18.104.22.168.0 agents (50 with Database plug-in, 50 with Middleware plug-in). In my previous blog on EM patches, I explained the different types of patches available for EM, so I’m not going to go into detail here. What I'm going to illustrate is how we can upgrade those 100 agents, and patch them with the following patches in one step (current as of today):
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