How to Point an Enterprise Manager 10g or 11g Grid Control Agent to a Different Grid Control OMS and Repository without Re-installation (Doc ID 413228.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 28-Feb-2014


This Note intends to explain how to point an Oracle Management Agent to a different Grid Control OMS and Repository?


1. Moving the Agent from one OMS / Repository setup to another OMS / Repository will not move the historical data related to the Agent and all its monitored targets to the new Repository.
    The Agent and its monitored targets will be discovered as new targets in the new OMS / Repository setup.

2.  These steps are NOT necessary if you are simply pointing the Oracle Management Agent to a new OMS that points to the SAME repository.  If you are simply moving the Agent from one OMS to another within the same Grid infrastructure, follow the instructions in the Documentation:

Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control Installation and Configuration Guide 10g Release 5 (, Chapter  
20 - Reconfiguring the Management Agent and Management Service, Topic: Configuring the Management Agent to Use a New Management Service

Oracle Enterprise Manager Administration 11g Release 1 (, Chapter 19 - Management Agent and Management Services, Topic: Configuring the Management Agent to Use a New Management Service


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