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EM 13c, EM 12c: Database Alert Log Monitoring in Enterprise Manager Cloud Control and Alert Log Metrics Explained (Doc ID 1538482.1)

Last updated on MAY 16, 2020

Applies to:

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


This bulletin provides detailed coverage of the topic of monitoring the alert log of database, cluster and ASM targets in Enterprise Manager (EM) Cloud Control.  
While this note was written for Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control, the same principles apply to EM 13c Cloud Control.


Enterprise Manager users that require the ability to monitor the alert log of database, cluster and ASM targets in Enterprise Manager Cloud Control.

Note that this information applies to the standard predefined EM metrics and not to the user-defined metric alternatives.



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In this Document
 Database alert log monitoring
 The "Alert Log" metric
 The "DB Alert Log" metric in EM
 Setting thresholds for alert log metrics
 Setting the Alert log Exceptions
 Example Threshold settings
 Testing the Threshold values
 Injecting Errors into the Alert Log for testing purposes 
 Database Incidents and Operational Errors
 Errors and their related categories
 Setting thresholds for Incidents and Operation errors
  Injecting incident errors for testing purposes
 Email Notification Behavior for the EM 'Incident' metric
 Known Issues

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