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Installation of OSWatcher (osw/oswbb) on Oracle VM 3.x (dom0) (Doc ID 1607118.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

OSWatcher (osw) is a useful utility that captures system performance/resource metrics.
In the event of Oracle VM Server (Dom0) and/or Oracle VM guest (DomU) performance issues, the ability to provide Oracle Support with OSWatcher data will greatly assist with issue identification and resolution.
This article describes how to install OSWatcher on Oracle VM 3.x Server.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Oracle VM Server 3.4.x
 Oracle VM Server 3.0.x - 3.3.x
 1. Install OSWatcher Pre-requisite Packages
 1.1 Oracle VM Server 3.2 Pre-requisites
 1.2 Oracle VM Server 3.0.x/3.1 Pre-requisites
 2. Download OSWatcher
  3. Copy OSWatcher to Oracle VM Server
 4. Extract the OSWatcher archive
References

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