Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Administration

Duration : 5 Days (40 Hours)

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Administration Course Overview:

The Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Administration course is a self-paced online program designed to equip IT administrators with skills to effectively manage and administer Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c. Covering setup, configuration, maintenance, monitoring, and day-to-day operations within data centers, the course introduces fundamentals of Ops Center 12c including GUI and command-line scripts. It encompasses configuring primary and secondary agents, monitoring Oracle products (Grid Control, Solaris, Linux, Hyperion, Exadata, Oracle Database), backup policies, patch deployment, and upgrades. Participants gain proficiency in administering Ops Center 12c, enabling confident management and successful administration upon completion.

Intended Audience:

  • Database Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Cloud Administrators
  • IT Professionals
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • Oracle Product Developers
  • Other professionals responsible for administering Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c.

Learning Objectives of Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Administration:

1. Understand the functions of Ops Center and its architecture.
2. Setup different components of Ops Center such as Oracle Management Agents, Lifecycle Profiles, and Resource Sets.
3. Utilize Ops Center to centrally manage you Oracle products, security patches and upgrades.
4. Become acquainted with the proactive monitoring importance of Ops Center and the utilization of a threshold plan.
5. Create lifecycle profiles for your architecture and execute tailored activities for your components.
6. Setup Administration Groups to define user access and roles.
7. Master the reporting capability of Ops Center to maintain a better inventory of your components.
8. Understand the concept of Tarzans and Clones and their applications.
9. Automate OS and software provisioning process with Ops Center.
10. Utilize fault detection and repairs within Ops Center.
11. Discover useful third party plug-ins with Ops Center.
12. Monitor and review job reports for successful management.

 Module 1: Ops Center Architecture

  • About Enterprise Manager Ops Center
  • Basic Ops Center Deployment
  • Components
  • Network Ports and Protocols
  • Ops Center’s Subscription Model
  • Ops Center’s Job Process
  • Ops Center’s Infrastructure Stack Plug-in

 Module 2: Preparing for Installations

  • Setting Up the Oracle Database
  • Planning Enterprise Controllers, Proxy Controllers, and Assets
  • Choosing Connected or Disconnected Mode
  • Setting Up the Knowledge Base
  • Setting Up the Solaris 11 Image Package System (IPS)
  • Planning Networks for Ops Center
  • Verifying Resources by Running
  • Downloading and Staging Ops Center Software and Documentation

 Module 3: Installing and Configuring Ops Cente

  • Installation and Configuration Overview
  • Installing Ops Center
  • Configuring Ops Center
  • Validating Installations
  • Deploying Additional Proxies
  • General Steps for Installing the Enterprise Controller for High Availability
  • Uninstalling Ops Center
  • Setting Session Timeout Values

 Module 4: Discovering Assets

  • Viewing Discovery Profiles and Managed Assets
  • Creating Discovery Profiles
  • Adding and Finding Assets
  • Switching Management Access for Assets
  • Managing Discovery Profiles and Management Credentials
  • Discovering Windows Operating Systems and SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers
  • Manually Installing and Enabling Agent Controllers
  • Migrating and Deleting Assets

 Module 5: Managing and Monitoring Assets

  • Managing Service Processors
  • Managing Operating Systems
  • Monitoring Service Processors
  • Viewing Asset Dashboards
  • Viewing Asset Groups
  • Creating Asset Groups
  • Organizing Assets

 Module 6: Managing Users and Roles

  • Users and Roles Overview
  • Adding Local Users to Ops Center
  • Viewing User Roles and Privileges
  • Managing User Roles and Privileges
  • Replicating User Roles
  • Configuring Notification Profiles for Users

 Module 7: Managing Software Libraries

  • About Libraries
  • Adding Software Libraries
  • Adding OS Images to Local Software Libraries
  • Managing OS Images
  • Adding Firmware to Software Libraries
  • Managing Firmware Images
  • Managing the Solaris 11 Library

 Module 8: Creating Plans and Profiles

  • About Deployment Plans and Profiles
  • Viewing Deployment Plans and Profiles
  • Creating Deployment Plans and Profiles
  • Applying Deployment Plans
  • About Operational Plans and Profiles
  • Creating Operational Profiles
  • Applying Operational Plans

 Module 9: Provisioning Firmware

  • About Firmware Provisioning
  • Creating, Editing, and Copying Firmware Profiles
  • Creating and Editing Firmware Deployment Plans
  • Running Firmware Reports
  • Applying Firmware Deployment Plans
  • Setting the Enterprise Controller Storage Library

 Module 10: Provisioning Operating Systems

  • OS Provisioning
  • Locating OS Images, Default OS Profiles, and Default Deployment Plans
  • Configuring DHCP
  • Editing and Copying OS Provisioning Profiles
  • Creating OS Provisioning Profiles
  • Creating OS Configuration Profiles
  • Creating Deployment Plans
  • Provisioning Operating Systems

 Module 11: Updating Operating Systems

  • OS Updates Overview
  • Using the Oracle Solaris 11 Support Repository
  • Creating and Updating a Local IPS Repository
  • Creating a System Catalog Report
  • Searching for Software in the Oracle Solaris 11 Software Update Library
  • Creating and Applying an OS Update Deployment Plan
  • Creating Boot Environments and OS Update Profiles
  • Applying a Custom Deployment Plan

 Module 12: Performing Advanced Update Management

  • Setting Up Disconnected Mode
  • Adding Local Content
  • Creating Solaris 10 Boot Environments
  • Creating Oracle Solaris 11 Boot Environments
  • Viewing and Managing Boot Environments

 Module 13: Managing Monitoring Policies, Notifications, and Incidents

  • Ops Center’s Monitoring Capabilities
  • Managing Monitoring Policies
  • Creating Monitoring Policies
  • Viewing Alerts, Notifications, and Incidents
  • Configuring User Notification Profiles
  • Investigating Incidents
  • Assigning and Acknowledging Incidents
  • Resolving Incidents

 Module 14: Managing Storage Libraries

  • Storage Library Overview
  • Creating a NAS Storage Library
  • Viewing NAS Storage Library Information
  • Loading Images into a NAS Storage Library
  • Creating a SAN Storage Library
  • Adding LUNs to a SAN Storage Library
  • Associating a SAN Storage Library
  • Editing Library Attributes and Removing Storage Libraries

 Module 15: Working with Solaris Zones

  • Oracle Solaris Zones Overview
  • Creating and Deleting Oracle Solaris Zones
  • Zone Data Structures
  • Shutting Down Zones
  • Booting Zones
  • Editing Zone Configurations
  • Adding Storage to Zones
  • Cloning Oracle Solaris Zones

 Module 16: Creating and Managing Server Pools

  • About Server Pools
  • Creating a Server Pool for Oracle Solaris Zones
  • Using Storage Libraries with Server Pools
  • Guest Placement and Balancing Policies for Server Pools
  • Server Pool and Stand-Alone Server Actions
  • Creating Oracle Solaris Zones in a Server Pool
  • Migrating Zones in a Server Pool

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Administration Course Prerequisites:

• Knowledge of basic Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c
• Basic Linux/Windows administration experience
• Fundamental network knowledge
• Basic storage administration skills
• General understanding of virtualization technologies

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