How to get OCM to connect successfully to Oracle (Doc ID 365736.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Configuration Manager - Version 10.2.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 12-Nov-2013

Goal

To install Oracle Configuration Manager (OCM), you will need to establish a secure network connection to Oracle. Based on your corporate networking policies, you may be able to make a direct connection to Oracle via the Internet or you may be able to access Oracle (and the Internet) via a proxy server. OCM supports both methods.
OCM uses the features of the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and make use of HTTPS for all communications


1. Direct access to the Internet

OCM initiates communication with Oracle using HTTPS. If you have direct connectivity to the Internet from your machine, no additional configuration is required. OCM will contact https://ccr.oracle.com on Port 443.

2. Access via a Proxy Server to the Internet

If a proxy server is used to connect to the Internet, the proxy connection details must be supplied to OCM as part of the installation procedure.
One potential way of determining these parameters is looking at your local Internet Browser for the settings it is using.
This may or may-not be the same for the Sever you are configuring for OCM.
To view this in Internet Explorer, go to Tools>Internet Options>Connections>Lan Settings>Advanced.

All communications with Oracle is directed to https://ccr.oracle.com on port 443

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