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EM 13c, 12c: How To Use the "Log File Monitor" metric to monitor the /var/log/messages File? (Doc ID 2439374.1)

Last updated on MAY 20, 2020

Applies to:

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

Goal

You want to use Enterprise Manager's Host Metric: "Log File Monitor" to monitor the /var/log/messages file for errors so it can alert on a particular error-log entry.

This document provides the steps that need to be followed.

NOTE: In the EM 12.1.0.4 release, by default the obsolete Log File Monitoring metric is disabled. Users are advised to migrate the existing Log File Monitoring configuration to the new Log File Monitor metric using the steps defined in Document 1606362.1.

 

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