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Introduction to Systems and Targets FAQ (Doc ID 1225008.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2021

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Oracle Configuration Manager - Version and later
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This collection of the most important questions regarding configuration information, how to detect and upload targets, about system and target types and about system generation. It should explain how it can be used to enhance the daily work. It is a FAQ document that does highlight the idea and logic behind and should enhance the My Oracle Support Help - Systems (<Document 733246.5>).  

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
      A. Introduction and used abbreviations
 A1. What is configuration information?
 A2. How can the configuration information provided?
 A3. What is the benefit to upload configuration information to Oracle?
 A4. How to upload Configuration Information to Oracle?
 A5. What Is The Difference Between RDA and Oracle Configuration Manager? 
 A6. Where is more information about the Oracle Configuration Manager?
 A7. Where can this Configuration information be used?
      B. Targets
 B1. What is a target?
 B2. What target types are available?
 B3. What targets can be detected with OCM?
 B4. What targets can be detected with RDA? 
 B5. What targets can be detected with Enterprise Manager Grid Control?
 B6. Will all my Oracle Software Installations be detected?
 B7. How to check the detected targets on OCM for a specific Oracle Home?
      C. Upload of Targets Data
 C1. How to check the upload status of the OCM?
 C2. How can be checked to which Support Identifier (SI) the OCM of the Oracle Home does upload?
 C3. How can a target be disabled from upload on OCM?
 C4. How to check locally on the OCM files, what targets are discovered, disabled or enabled?
 C5. How can a target be disabled from upload on EMGC?
 C6. How to check on MOS the uploaded targets?
      D. Systems
 D1. What is a system?
 D2. What is the logical connection between target and systems? 
 D3. What System types exists and how is the name generated?
 D4. Can a system contain other systems?
 D5. OCM Example - Why will on MOS no system created?
 D6. OCM Example - What target will create a system on MOS?

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