Oracle OEM Install Guide

Install Java SDK 6 update 18 in Linux

This step by step guide will show you how to install Install Java SDK 6 update 18. This
guide is part of the series titled “Installing Oracle Enterprise Manager Gird Control
11gR1. The series is a step by step tutorial of installing Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid
Control 11gR1. The series is divided into the following tutorials

Install Oracle Enterprise Linux

Prepare Linux for Oracle 11gR2 installation.

Install Java SDK 6 update 18

Install Oracle 11gR2 database software

Create Oracle 11gR2 database

Configure Oracle Net for Oracle 11gR2 database

Install Oracle WebLogic Server 11gR1 (10.3.2)

Install Oracle Enterprise Manger 11g Grid Control

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How to prepare Linux for Oracle 11gR2 installation guide

After you have installed the Oracle Enterprise Linux (OEL 5.3 x86_64) the following steps need to be run to
make your system ready for Oracle database installation.

Note that some of the steps below may not be required for your installation or may be done or decided
by another team (i.e. Infrastructure team) for you. However in most cases you will be required to
do step 1 to 5.

Step 1. Install rpms

I have installed the following rpms after installing OEL 5.3
Please remember that some kernel parameters will be changed after installing some of these rpms.
So we will change the kernel parameters in the next step. Continue reading

How to check OEM agent status

Run the command

/u01/app/oracle/Middleware/agent11g/bin/emctl status agent -details

The output should be:

Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Release 1 Grid Control
Copyright (c) 1996, 2010 Oracle Corporation.  All rights reserved.
Agent Version     :
OMS Version       :
Protocol Version  :
Agent Home        : /u01/app/oracle/Middleware/agent11g
Agent binaries    : /u01/app/oracle/Middleware/agent11g
Agent Process ID  : 30280
Parent Process ID : 7176
Agent URL         : https://DEV-OEMDB:3872/emd/main/
Repository URL    : https://DEV-OEMDB:4900/em/upload
Started at        : 2011-05-27 11:42:12
Started by user   : oracle
Last Reload       : 2011-05-27 14:49:48
Last successful upload                       : 2011-05-27 14:52:09
Total Megabytes of XML files uploaded so far :    20.85
Number of XML files pending upload           :        0
Size of XML files pending upload(MB)         :     0.00
Available disk space on upload filesystem    :    50.36%
Last successful heartbeat to OMS             : 2011-05-27 15:04:25

Problem with Oracle OEM GridControl_11.

Few days ago I have been trying to install Oracle OEM (the installation guide to follow in my blog).  While installing I found an issue and thought I should share this with others who might be getting same issue.

I downloaded the three required zip files (below) from Oracle site:




When I went to install it did not work. After looking carefully I found that


is not extracting properly. Even though there is no problem in downloading (I downloaded four times) it still does not extract.After much investigation it looks like this particular zip file has got some issue. So I downlaodedthe file from

And then it worked.