Install OEM Agents silently in any environment

 

Outlined in this post are the steps that I have used on many installs of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c agents in windows environments.  I have found that this is the simplest way to install agents on a windows box. Yes this will take some time to do one-by-one; however, the process is much simpler than installing Cygwin.  Additionally, the process can be repeated very quickly from system-to-system by moving only the RSP and ZIP files needed for the install.

Silent Install of Oracle EMAgent:

1. On the OMS host move to the OMS_HOME/bin and login using the EMCLI command

cd /oracle/app/oracle/product/12.1/middleware/oms/bin

./emcli login –username=sysman –password=<sysman password>

2. Sync the repository using EMCLI

./emcli sync

Message returned should be “synchronized successfully”

3. List support platforms that are in the repository.

./emcli get_supported_platforms

4. Download the agent image to a temporary location on the OMS host.

./emctl get_agentimage –destination=/mnt/nasbackup/oracle/12.1 –platform=”Linux x86-64” –version=12.1.0.2.0

5. Transfer the file 12.1.0.2.0_AgentCore_226.zip to the Repository host.

6. Unzip the 12.1.0.2.0_AgentCore_226.zip file to the agent_linux-x86-64

unzip ./12.1.0.2.0_AgentCore_226.zip -d ./agent_linux-x86-64

7. Edit the agent.rsp file for the specifics to needed during the install.  The file that should be used is the “agent_<name>.rsp” file.

The only thing that should change in the response file (agent_<name>.rsp) is the hostname where the agent is going to be installed.

8. Execute the deployment.

./agentDeploy.sh AGENT_BASE_DIR=/oracle/app/oracle/product/12.1/agent RESPONSE_FILE=<full path>/agent_<name>.rsp

9. Execute root.sh

  1. Exit Oracle (back to the user you logged in as, example: ssc+bia_bcurtis)
  2. Execute the root.sh script

$ /oracle/app/oracle/product/12.1/agent/core/12.1.0.2.0/root.sh

10. At this point, you will have to manually add non-host targets through the OEM console.

About these ads

5 comments

  1. […] I have a good post on agent silent installs located here which is helpful to understand some of the process that was used.  Although, I cover every […]

  2. […] alternative, via Silent Install, is illustrated by my good friend Bobby Curtis here. However, for large scale quicker deployments, I came up with an a solution which worked quite […]

  3. […] host) first.The alternative, via Silent Install, is illustrated by my good friend Bobby Curtis here. However, for large scale quicker deployments, I came up with an a solution which worked quite […]

  4. […] Note: In my experience most deployments to Microsoft Windows host have to be done with there with Cygwin or Silent installed.  If you would like more information on the silent install approach, I wrote a post on it here. […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Martins Blog

Trying to explain complex things in simple terms

Oracle Data Warrior

Changing the world, one data model at a time. How can I help you?

Maaz Anjum's Blog

A life yet to be lived...

PeteWhoDidNotTweet

Stuff that interests me, if not you!

The Oracle Instructor

Explain, Exemplify, Empower

Frits Hoogland Weblog

IT Technology; Oracle, linux, TCP/IP and other stuff I find interesting

Oracle Spin - Flimatech Blog

Sharing Our Database Experience

Oracle Scratchpad

Just another Oracle weblog

Carlos Sierra's Tools and Tips

Tools and Tips for Oracle Performance and SQL Tuning

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,457 other followers

%d bloggers like this: