guest article by Maurice Bauhahn:
hopeless DIYer (do it yourself-er) I seldom start with an adequate set of the
right tools to hand to complete a job (such as when I recently replaced the
plug on a soymilk making machine bought in Cambodia...a project which
ultimately involved multiple screwdrivers, a volt-meter, a pair of pliers, and
a knife...and no documentation .
start DIY troubleshooting problems in the Oracle Hyperion EPM or OBIEE
environments, however, you need not fear a lack of tools or a lack of
Your software elves at Oracle have bundled two large toolboxes
full of useful tools with EPM 11.1.2.x and OBIEE 11g installs: Remote
Diagnostic Assistant (RDA) and Enterprise Manager (EM).
this blog you will find details on RDA in the RDA Advisor Webcast.
developers have written some Tips&Tricks hints in a document
on how you may deploy EM. (Alternatively if that file is replaced with one of a
different name do a web search for: >> "Enterprise Manager" EPM Tips << )
installer automatically deploys the EM tool. I'm eager to prepare a Webcast
Advisor on EM...but need to patiently await the next EPM release with its added
enjoy exploring your local http://<WebLogicAdminServer>:7001/em
to slice and dice your logs and '/dms' (Dynamic Monitoring Service) to track memory
and load on your Java servlets.
confident in your next EPM and OBIEE DIY troubleshooting task...the tools you
need are near at hand!Cheers, Maurice