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Deprecation of Oracle Site Guard in Enterprise Manager (Doc ID 2875372.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2024

Applies to:

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


 The Oracle Site Guard feature which works on top of Enterprise Manager Cloud Control is being deprecated. Oracle Site Guard is licensed with additional packs as below, there will not be any impact to other features in those packs.


Oracle Site Guard Support Details:

Currently supported Oracle Enterprise Manager versions are 13.4 and 13.5.  Oracle Site Guard will be supported as long as Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.4 and 13.5 support is available.  See support details below:

Version Notes


The standard grace period for 13.4 is one year after the release of 13.5 (Release Date: Apr 27, 2021).  However, due to an extension, EM 13.4 will leave the error correction window on Apr 30, 2023.


Expected to be the Terminal Release of 13c.  Premier Support ends Dec 2023.  Extended Support ends Dec 2026.  (See the LSP Policy Guide for details)


Please refer to My Oracle support note:

Oracle Site Guard Deprecation Details:

Oracle Site Guard deprecation was announced in June 2022. 

  1. Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.5 - All Site Guard functionality has been removed from 13.5 RU18.
  2. Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.4 – RU20 was the terminal RU for 13.4, released in April 2023. Considering the support window for 13.4 is already over, Site Guard functionality will remain available in RU20 or before

Options for existing Oracle Site Guard Customers:

Customers can continue to use Site Guard by remaining on the Oracle Enterprise Manager 13.4 or 13.5 RUs released on or before June 2023.

Customers will get support from Oracle as per Lifetime Support Policy (LSP) and error correction policy guidelines <Document 209768.1>

Customers who manage multiple resources (for example Oracle Exadata, Oracle Private Cloud Appliance, Oracle ZFS, Oracle Enterprise Applications) with Enterprise Manager Cloud Control can run multiple instances of OEM, with an instance of OEM, as stated above, dedicated for Site Guard.

The following My Oracle Support notes provide the current updates on Enterprise Manger releases and Error Correction Support policies.



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