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EM 13c, 12c: Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Plug-ins Frequently Asked Questions (Doc ID 1394908.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2021

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.1.0 and later
Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 12.1.0.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This notes helps to understand the Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control 12 Plug-ins.
The information provided here can serve to simplify further search of Oracle Documentation and My Oracle Support content towards more explicit and detailed instructions, if required.

The command forms and example commands user herein are taken form the version 12.1.0.5 Oracle Enterprise Manager product documentation as follows:

Enterprise Manager Command Line Interface
12c Release 5
Chapter 5 Verb Reference

import_update_catalog
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI1028

import_update
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI1024

list_plugins_on_server
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI1633

deploy_plugin_on_server
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI638

undeploy_plugin_from_server
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI1489

list_plugins_on_agent
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI1111

deploy_plugin_on_agent
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI635

undeploy_plugin_from_agent
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI1486

get_plugin_deployment_status
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/em.121/e17786/cli_verb_ref.htm#EMCLI876

 

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 What is a Plug-in?
 What is the Plug-in Life Cycle?
 How to check if any Plug-in updates are available
 How to download a Plug-in in Online mode?
 How to download a Plug-in in Offline mode?
 Availability of Third-party (3rd-Party / Partner-build) Plug-ins and where to download them?
 What is the difference between Plug-in version and Plug-in revision?
 How to deploy Plug-ins on Management Server using EM console?
 How to deploy Plug-ins on Management Server using EMCLI?
 How to track the Plug-in deploy status?
 How to deploy Plug-ins on Management Agent using EM console?
 How to deploy Plug-ins on Management Agent using EMCLI?
 How to un-deploy Plug-ins from Management Agent using EM console?
 How to un-deploy Plug-ins from Management Agent using EMCLI?
 How to un-deploy Plug-ins from Management Servers using EM console?
 How to un-deploy Plug-ins from Management Servers using EMCLI?
 What is Plug-in Mismatch?
 How to find a Plug-in Oracle Home?
 Where to find Plug-ins log location?
 How to get the list of all deployed Plug-ins on Management Server side?
 How to get the list of all deployed Plug-ins on Management Agent side?
 What is the difference between Primary OMS and Non-Primary OMS?
 What is a Central Agent?
 Some Possible Failure Scenarios for Plug-in deployment on Management server side
 'emcli import_update' fails:
 Prerequisits check failure:
 Problem with EM Job System or DBMS jobs are down:
 Failure while stopping OMS:
 Some other known issues can be found in these documents:
References

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