Monday, December 7, 2009

Middleware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Middleware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager is now available. You can purchase this book from at

Friday, July 24, 2009

Monitoring Apache Http Server from Enterprise Manager

Enterprise Manager Grid Control allows monitor Generic Apache Http Server. In this blog, I will outline the steps required to discover Apache Server.

Note that if you are using Oracle Http Server you do not have to go thru this process and it is automatically discovered and EM provides better management capabilities for Oracle Http Sever.

In order to discover Apache Http Server, you have to have navigate to the Agent Page for the host where Apache Http Server is running and then select Add Apache Http Server as shown in the figure below:

You will be prompted with the discovery page as shown in the following figure.

You have to enter the details for the http server. Only the config file directory and bin directory are required. The other parameters are optional and required only when you want to use End-user Monitoring feature. Oracle recommends to use another product named Oracle Real User Experience Insight to monitor end-user experience.

After you complete these details, the Apache Http Server will be discovered.

You can monitor the Apache Http Server as shown below:

This is really helpful for customers who use Apache Server alonghwith WebLogic Server.

Have a nice weekend!

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

WebLogic Management Technical Whitepaper

Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control provides a comprehensive management solution for Oracle WebLogic Server. You can read the latest technical whitepaper to learn how you can use Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control to manage multiple domains of Oracle WebLogic Server.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10gR5 Released!

Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Release 5 Enhances Support for Oracle Fusion Middleware, extending management capabilities to Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle Coherence and Oracle Beehive. Read the complete news release here for details.

We will discuss more about these features in future posts.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Generating Availability History Report for WebLogic Server

You may have a requirement to view availability history for your target e.g. WebLogic Server. How do you do that? Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control 10g stores the availability history in its repository and provides two simple ways to generate reports.

If you want to see the availability history in last week or month then you have to click on the availability % link in the home page

You will get the availability history for WebLogic Server for the desired period.

You want the availability report in a more customized period e.g. a year or between specific dates you can get it by selecting reports menu at the top and then selecting availability History report.

Then select your target name and desired period and you will see the report! You can customize the report too.

Hope this helps!