Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: Install Grid Control Chapter 1. Overview of the Grid Control Architecture Chapter 2. Grid Control Preinstallation Chapter 3. Grid Control Installation Chapter 4. Grid Control Post Installation Chapter 5. Preinstall Standalone Management Agents Chapter 6. Install Management Agents via Agent Deploy Chapter 7. Install Management Agents Locally Chapter 8. Install Grid Control Clients Chapter 9. EM Login and Component Control Part II: Configure and Maintain Grid Control Chapter 10. General Console Configuration Chapter 11. Configure Target Monitoring Chapter 12. Configure Group and Service Monitoring Chapter 13. Tune Metrics and Policies Chapter 14. Backup and Recovery of Grid Control Chapter 15. Configure Grid Control for High Availability and Disaster Recovery Chapter 16. Securing Grid Control Data Transfer Chapter 17. Maintain and Tune Grid Control Appendix A: Agent Subsystems Appendix B: Certification and Platform-Specific Installation Requirements Appendix C: Configure and Tune a Database for the Management Repository Appendix D: Set Up SSH User Equivalence Appendix E: Configure Grid Control Automatic Startup Appendix F: RMAN Scripts from Oracle--Suggested Backup Strategy in Grid Control Appendix G. Configuring OAS Using Oracle Net Manager Appendix H: Tools for Grid Control Performance Metrics Appendix I: How to Install the Grid Control Security Certificate in Your Browser Index Appendixes Online at www.OraclePressbooks.com
Michael New is an Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) DBA and senior information systems architect with 17 years of experience in the software industry. After receiving his B.S. from M.I.T. in Aeronautics and Astronautics, he worked for six years as a software engineer, principally on the GPS satellite program at Rockwell. For the past 11 years, Michael has worked as an Oracle core and Oracle Applications DBA. He began as a full-time DBA, moved into consulting with an Oracle partner, then served as a Technical Manager for Oracle Consulting before launching his own firm, New DB Solutions. Michael has implemented the full array of Oracle products for clients in many industries, including the Oracle E-Business Suite, RAC, Data Guard, RMAN, Application Server, and Grid Control (in which he is a recognized authority). Michael has authored several white papers on database administration, has been a presenter at Oracle OpenWorld, and was a technical editor for a McGraw-Hill Professional book on Oracle Database 10g. Michael lives in New York City with his five-year-old daughter, Leah. You can reach him at Michael@ NewDBsolutions.com or through his company's web site, www.NewDBsolutions.com.