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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 MARCH 31, 2018

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version 12.1.0.1.0 and later
Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

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.

Scope

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 pre-defined EM metrics and not to the user-defined metric alternatives.

 

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Database alert log monitoring
 The "Alert Log" metric
 The "DB Alert Log" metric in EM 12.1.0.4
 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
 
 Recommendations
 
 Troubleshooting
 
 Known Issues
References

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