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Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Grid Control Release 1 ( Installation on RedHat Linux x86-64

Grid Control Installation:

Operating  System:Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga)

emgcl001<oracle:>:/etc=>uname -a
Linux emgcl001.ukatru.com 2.6.18-164.el5 #1 SMP Thu Sep 3 04:15:13 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Please download software from the following link.

Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Grid Control Release 1 (

Grid Control 11g uses WebLogic Server instead of the OC4J traditional with version 10.1 and 10.2. Grid Control will deploy on an existing WLS function in the grid Control Installation.

Obtain the wls1032_generic.jar for installation of WLS on 64bit platforms.
WLS will be installed from this source in execution of a java command (example):
/usr/java/jdk1.6.0_21/bin/java -d64 -jar wls1032_generic.jar

$ /usr/java/jdk1.6.0_21/bin/java -d64 -jar wls1032_generic.jar
Extracting 0%……………………………………………………………………………………….100%
May 5, 2011 9:12:49 PM java.util.prefs.FileSystemPreferences$2 run
INFO: Created user preferences directory.

Click on Next to start the WLS installation

Specify the Middleware Home dir and click on Next.

If this option is declined, the user is asked about the certainty of this decision in an Are You Sure? pop-up window, to which the “Yes” answer can be given.
In either case, once the desired option is given, select Next to proceed.

For Grid Control , choose Typical and then Next.

Select Next once the jdk 1.6 location is verified.

The default can be accepted by selecting Next.

Select Next to accept the choices and begin WLS installation.

Uncheck the Run Quickstart option and select Done.

I am using existing database for em repository database and make sure the following prerequisites were met.

dbsl8001<oracle:oradv11>:/home/oracle=>sqlplus / as sysdba

SQL*Plus: Release Production on Fri May 6 12:18:13 2011

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Connected to:
Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release – 64bit Production
With the Partitioning, Real Application Clusters, Automatic Storage Management, OLAP,
Data Mining and Real Application Testing options

Typical initialization parameter
Parameter Value
job_queue_processes 10
db_block_size 8192
timed_statistics TRUE
open_cursors 300
session_cached_cursors  300
aq_tm_processes 1
compatible <currently installed Oracle Database release> (default)
undo_management AUTO
undo_retention 10800
undo_tablespace <any acceptable name>
processes 500
log_buffer 1048576
statistics_level TYPICAL

Starting Oracle Universal Installer…

Checking Temp space: must be greater than 150 MB.   Actual 8235 MB    Passed
Checking swap space: must be greater than 150 MB.   Actual 2687 MB    Passed

select Next to proceed

The installation type should be selected from the Select Installation Type screen.
Note that in this version, options for Additional Management Agent and Grid Control with a New Database are not offered.
Agent installation through a GUI-based OUI is not offered in version
The Grid Control installer is not equipped for installation of a database as an option.
Select Next after the Installation type is selected.

On the Secure Oracle Management Service screen, enter the following:
– Agent registration password (remember for future use)
– Access type for agent to OMS (http/https or https only)
– Access type to console URL (http/https or https only)
Select Next when all determinations are complete.

Use the URL provided in the Finish window to access the Grid Control web application, which should be active as the configuration assistants complete. Use the sysman account for login.

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