Courses Details
Course Overview

This Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c training teaches you how to use Enterprise Manager Cloud Control to monitor and manage your enterprise-computing environment. You'll learn how to use the Cloud Control framework, the out-of-box capability to manage Oracle targets, individually or in groups with templates, monitor the compliance of targets, use the job system to automate commonly performed tasks, view and compare configurations and create and use predefined and customized reports.

Learn To:

  • Navigate and monitor the overall health of your Cloud Control system.
  • Organize targets and groups.
  • Setup targets monitoring, alerts and notifications.
  • Use the job system to create and manage jobs to automate commonly performed tasks.
  • View, search and compare configurations.
  • Explain provisioning and manage targets patching.
  • Use compliance policies and evaluate policy violations.
  • Use BI Publisher to generate custom reports.

Benefits to You

You'll walk away from this course with the ability to use the core functionality of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13.1. You will have also developed the knowledge and skills to use Cloud Control to manage an enterprise environment. This includes tasks like organizing targets into groups, setting up your administrators and their privileges, implementing monitoring of your targets, monitoring Systems and Services, using the Job System, viewing and comparing system configurations, managing compliance and producing reports with BI Publisher.

Participate in Hands-On Exercises

By engaging in hands-on practices to reinforce new knowledge, you will learn how to use the features of Cloud Control to manage, monitor, and administer your data center.

Course Schedule
Target Audience
  • Administrator

  • Database Administrator

  • System Integrator

  • Systems Administrator

Course Objectives
  • Use the job system to create and manage jobs to automate commonly performed tasks

  • View, search and compare configurations

  • Manage targets patching

  • Explain compliance policies and evaluate policy violations

  • Use BI Publisher to generate custom reports

  • Navigate and monitor the overall health of your Cloud Control system

  • Setup targets monitoring, alerts and notifications

  • Organize targets and groups

Course Prerequisites
Familiarity with Database Control
Familiarity with Fusion Middleware Control
Good knowledge of Linux
Course Outline
Key Challenges for Administrators
What Is Enterprise Manager Cloud Control?
Built-in and Integrated Manageability
This Course in Context
Course Schedule
Classroom Setup

Enterprise Manager Core Concepts
Review Oracle Enterprise Manager architecture
Security (high level)
Controlling the Cloud Control Framework
Self-Monitoring and Maintenance
Backup and Recovery: Repository, OMS and OMA, Software Library
Viewing Log Files and Trace Files

Targets Setup
Targets discovery (review)
Administration Hierarchy
Target Properties

Oracle Cloud In Your IT Ecosystem
Describe the benefits of having Oracle Cloud services in your IT Ecosystem
Explore how Oracle Cloud services can be managed and why Enterprise Manager Cloud Control is a superior choice
Describe how Enterprise Manager Cloud Control establishes a connection to Oracle Cloud services
Explore the new capabilities that are unlocked when Cloud Control is managing Oracle Cloud services

Roles and Privileges
Who can define Roles and Privileges
Privileges and Roles Uses

Monitoring Standards
Define monitoring standards
Setting and using metric thresholds
Using Monitoring Templates and templates collection

Managing Events and Incidents
Metric Thresholds and Settings
Define and manage incidents
Distinguish between incidents and problems
Monitor problems (including incidents flooding)
Use incident rule sets
Describe the processing priority of rules and notifications
Corrective Actions
Incidents Dashboard

Using Notifications, Blackouts and Brownouts
Define Blackouts and Brownouts, benefits
Monitoring Service
Receiving Alerts and Notifications
Metric Extensions

Using the Job System
Core Concepts and Tasks: what is new in EM 13c
Understand job privileges
Distinguish predefined jobs for your user-defined ones
Create and manage jobs of different types
Creating a Multi-Task Job
Use the job library
Enable job notifications
View job activity

Managing Systems and Services
Workflow for Systems and Services
Define and administer systems
Viewing the System Topology
Define and create services, service types
Define and monitor the availability of a service
Discuss the use of beacons
Define and monitor service levels
Specifying Service Level Rule Elements

Patching and Provisioning
Software life-cycle management
Provisioning and patching
Software library review
Use of Deployment Procedure Manager
Deployment procedures and use cases
Bare metal provisioning
Software patching: modes and workflow
Software Upgrades

Managing Configurations
What Is Configuration Management?
Viewing Configurations
Comparing Configurations
Searching the Enterprise Configuration
Configuration topology

Managing Compliance
Compliance Management
Define compliance management: framework, standards, and rules
Describe the predefined compliance functionality
Assign compliance standards to targets
View the results: score and importance
Point out the doc Oracle? Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Oracle Database Compliance Standards

Producing and Using EM Reports Using BI Publisher
Information Publisher vs BIP: IP deprecated
BIP intro and configuration basics
Using Oracle-Provided BIP Reports
Reporting on Targets
Workflow for Creating Reports
Schedule, save, and email reports
Publish Enterprise Manager Reports