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Enterprise Manager Database Control (dbconsole) FAQ (Doc ID 863631.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2022

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document addresses the frequently asked questions related to Enterprise Manager Database Control (also known as dbconsole).


Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What is Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control / DB Console?
 How do I get dbconsole software?
 How to install Enterprise manager database control software if not installed by default or is corrupt?
 How many databases can be monitored using database control?
 How many database console can be configured per server?
 Where is the repository of database console hosted?
 Is it possible to have database console repository in separate database?
 How to create/configure database control?
 How to access Dbconsole?
 How to start dbconsole?
 How to stop dbconsole?
 How to check status of different components of database console?
 What are the default ports used by database console?
 What are different EMCA commands available?
 How to change the default timeout session in dbconsole.
 Where are the configuration files stored under Oracle Home?
 What are important configuration files for dbconsole?
 What is monitoring user for database console?
 How to change dbsnmp password?
 How to change the dbconsole repository SYSMAN user password?
 How to change Dbconsole language to English?
 How to change dbconsole related ports in 10.1 database?
 How to change dbconsole related ports in 10.2 database?
 Is it possible to configure database console for a database running on Active/Passive High Availability Environments? and how ?
 While dropping and creating the database console do I need down time on production databases?
 What action needs to be taken if the host name or SID of the database server is changed?
 Where are dbconsole files located and how to manage dbconsole log files?
 How to reconfigure database console configuration files without loosing configuration information within the repository?
 Is it possible to run emca command in silent mode? and how ?
 How to Trace / Debug the EMCA Tool in 10g and 11g
 What should be done if the host name is changed where DBConsole is running? Or Why Dbconsole stops working if the host name/domain name is changed?
 How to run EMCA commands I silent mode?
 How to setup Database Control for SSL (HTTPS) secure connection?
 How to change password of MGMT_VIEW user for database console?
 How dbconsole is deployed on RAC database having multiple instances?
 What is the difference between 10.1 Dbconsole and 10.2 Dbconsole?
 How to check Dbconsole RAC configuration using emca? Or How to find the Dbconsole upload host in cluster Dbconsole configuration?
 How remove an instance from DB Control monitoring?
 How to add an instance to RAC DB Control monitoring?
 How to drop DB Control configuration file keeping the repository?
 How to set preferred credentials from dbconsole.
 How to define blackout in dbconsole
 How to enable/disable Management Pack from Dbconsole?
 How to launch iSQL*Plus from DBconsole?
 How to monitor Alert Log Content from dbconsole?
 How to verify Database Console is installed and configured under oracle_home?
 How to configure dbconsole so that it use Dedicated Server Processes for connection to database?
 What is 'emdwgrd' Utility in 11g DBControl and how to use it ?
 How To Save Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control Data Before Upgrading The Single Instance Database To Other Release ?
 How To Restore The Oracle Enterprise Manager Data To Downgrade The Single Instance Database To Previous/Source Release ?
 How to find the version of the OC4J Standalone component of the DB Control ?

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