OVD Graphs "Average time (ms) to complete an LDAP request" and "Number of LDAP Search Requests" have no data in Grid Control 11g

(Doc ID 1195343.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2015

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Fusion Middleware - Version to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The is no data for "Average time (ms) to complete an LDAP request" and "Number of LDAP Search Requests" graphs of an OVD target monitored with Fusion Middleware Control 11g

In order to acces the graphs, the following steps are followed:
- Login to FMW EM


In the left side, expand "Farm_IDMDomain" -> Identity and Access ->Click ovd1
In the right side will appear "Performance Overview" that contain the following graphs:
Average time (ms) to complete an LDAP request
Number of LDAP Search Requests
CPU Utilization(%)
Memory Utilization (%)


ovdmetrics.pl: Thu Dec 16 08:59:25 2010: DEBUG:
 cmd:[..]Middleware/Oracle_IDM1/bin/ldapsearch -h <hostname> -p
 7501 -D cn=emAdmin -q -b "" -s base -U 2 -W
 "file:///[..]/Middleware/asinst_1/EMAGENT/EMAGENT/sysman/config/monwallet" -q
 -Q "vdeSearchTime=*"

Running the following command from command line returns SSL Handshake error:

$ORACLE_HOME/bin/ldapsearch -h <ovdhost> -p <ovd-ldaps-port> -D cn=emAdmin -q -b "" -s base -U 2 -W "file:///$ORACLE_INSTANCE/EMAGENT/EMAGENT/sysman/config/monwallet" -q -Q "vdeSearchTime=*"


$MW_HOME/Oracle_IDM/bin/ldapsearch -h spreda78.ro.oracle.com -p 7501 -D cn=emAdmin -q -b "" -s base -U 2 -W "file:///home/oracle/Middleware113/asinst_1/EMAGENT/EMAGENT/sysman/config/monwallet" -q -Q "vdeSearchTime=*"
Please enter bind password: <this should be the same as the password for cn=orcladmin>
Please enter SSL wallet password: <this is 'welcome' by default>
SSL Handshake error


OVD LDAPS (LDAP SSL) listener is configured to use a certificate from a specific commercial certificate authority.
In order to collect related metrics, EM Agent  is searching to OVD LDAPS.
Trusted Root Certicates for CA (CA's) that OVD uses is missing from EM Agent monwallet.
Hence, EM Agent does not know about these certificates to complete the SSL handshake to access the OVD resource and it fails to collect metrics.

Please note that it is not required to use SSL in order to see the above graphs. This document explains the configuration changes when the SSL is used. If SSL is NOT used in the environment, then the above graphs are available without any additional change.


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