Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Admin NEW

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This course provides the practical experience you need to successfully deploy and administer Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c in your data center. Expert instructors will teach you about its underlying technologies and best practices.

Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Administration offers a comprehensive management solution for physical and virtual system resources. Learn how this enterprise-class solution simplifies asset discovery, deployment,
monitoring and management.

Hands-on labs let you practice installing and employing Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c in a variety of use cases. These use cases include asset discovery, server deployment, operating system updates and system and
hardware management.

Learn To:

Manage and monitor assets using Ops Center.
Provision Firmware and Operating Systems.
Implement Server Deployment Scenarios using Ops Center.
Use Reports to Gain Visibility into System Conditions.
Effectively Manage Problems and Service Requests using Ops Center.
Deploy Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c in your Data Center.
Learn a Comprehensive Management Solution
Administrator
Support Engineer
System Administrator
Technical Administrator
Technical Consultant
General system administration skills related to system deployment, monitoring and software maintenance are required Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration
Understand Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Architecture
Install and Configure Ops Center
Perform Ops Center Administration Actions
Discover and Manage Assets using Ops Center
Manage Ops Center Software Libraries
Understand Deployment Plans
Provision Operating Systems and Firmware
Manage Software Update Processes for Operating Systems
Use Reports to Gain Visibility into System Conditions
Manage Problems and Service Requests using Ops Center
Introducing Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c
Understand IT challenges and the value proposition of EM Ops Center 12c
Describe how EM Ops Center 12c fits into the Enterprise Manager product suite
Describe EM Ops Center 12c Product Compatibility and supported technologies
Identify Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c main features
Identify Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c main benefits
Describe the Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c User Interface, including help

Understanding Oracle® Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Architecture
Describe Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Architecture
Identify communication methods in Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Identify Enterprise Manager Ops Center technologies
Understand Enterprise Manager Ops Center integration with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c
Describe the Oracle System Monitoring Plug-in for Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Access Enterprise Controller Data from Grid Control

Installing and Configuring Enterprise Manager Ops Center
List system requirements for Enterprise Manager Ops Center installation
Understand Enterprise Manager Ops Center configuration options
Prepare for Enterprise Manager Ops Center installation
Use the OCDoctor script
Overview of Enterprise Manager Ops Center High Availability configurations for Solaris and Linux
Perform a basic Enterprise Manager Ops Center installation, using local embedded Oracle database
Perform a basic Enterprise Manager Ops Center installation, using remote Oracle database
Perform post installation software validation

Discovering and Managing Assets
Create discovery profiles
Discover, declare, and manage assets using the Add Assets action
Switch management access
Discover and manage assets using the Find Assets action
Use Discovery Profile life cycle actions
Use management credentials life cycle actions
Update management credentials
Describe special asset discovery actions (SPARC Enterprise M-Series, Windows systems)

Monitoring and Administering Assets Using Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Understand principles of system management and monitoring using Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Managing and monitoring assets
Create, modify, apply, and delete monitoring policies
Create Smart Groups with Agentless Managed OSes
Apply and use semantic tags
Manually install and configure Enterprise Manager Ops Center agents
Monitor SMF services
Use Dashboards to view asset information and navigate in Enterprise Manager Ops Center

Managing Users and Roles
Describe users, roles and preferences in Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Manager user-customized preferences
Create, modify, copy, and delete users and roles
View local and remote user details
Manage notification profiles
Configure Ops Center for a remote directory server
Sync Directory server's users and roles

Managing Libraries
Identify Enterprise Manager Ops Center libraries, including software libraries, Solaris/Linux updates libraries,and storage libraries
Manage EC local software libraries
Manage EC NAS-based libraries
Import an OS image into an EC local storage library
Import Firmware images into an EC local storage library
View default plans and profiles
Configure and initialize Master Solaris Repository (MSR) Library
Harvest repository from image

Introducing Plan Management
Navigate the Plan Management section in the Browser UI
Describe the purpose of each section in the Plan Management tab
View a deployment plan and its associated profile
Create a new deployment plan and profile
Update the settings in a profile, and update the associated deployment plan to reference a new profile version
Apply a deployment plan in Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Use a script to create an operational plan and profile
Apply an operational plan in Enterprise Manager Ops Center

Provisioning Firmware Using Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Identify the main firmware provisioning features that Enterprise Manager Ops Center provides
Manage firmware profiles and dependencies among profiles
Create and manage deployment plans that include firmware update profiles
Use firmware compliance reports
Provision firmware to a server
Enable automatic firmware downloads

Provisioning Operating Systems Using Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Identify the main OS provisioning features that Enterprise Manager Ops Center provides
Configure DHCP to support OS provisioning
Manage OS provisioning profiles and configure a deployment plan to support OS provisioning for Oracle Solaris 10 & 11, Linux variants
Manage OS provisioning plans for different operating systems
Describe Oracle Solaris 11 OSP profile options
Provision an operating system
Install JET modules

Performing Update Management Using Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Identify the main software update features and methods that Ops Center provides
Describe OS update profiles, policies, and prerequisites
Understand the relationship between update profiles, policies, and deployment plans
Integrate updates into a deployment plan
Use profiles to update a system or group of systems
Use a system catalog to perform an update without a profile
Use compliance reports to update an operating system
Compare catalogs and use them to roll back a system to a previous state

Performing Advanced Update Management with Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Understand how to configure Enterprise Manager Ops Center for disconnected mode operation
Describe managing local software updates
Update a system using Oracle Solaris Live Upgrade

Managing Problems, Service Requests, and Notifications Using Enterprise Manager Ops Center
Explain the purpose and function of the Enterprise Manager Ops Center Message Center
Describe how Enterprise Manager Ops Center generates notifications and problems when monitoring assets
View problems in the Message Center BUI
Configure a notification profile within Enterprise Manager Ops Center
View notifications in the Enterprise Manager Ops Center BUI
Use the Message Center to manage problem life cycle
Create annotations and add them to the Problems Knowledge Base
Explain how Message Center can open Service Requests

Working with Enterprise Manager Ops Center Reports
Identify Enterprise Manager Ops Center reporting capabilities
Describe chart export capabilities
Describe Oracle Solaris, Linux, and Windows update reports, including Change History, Baseline Analysis, Profile Analysis, RSC, Describe System information reports
Describe problem reports, including the Problem Summary Report and Problem Detail Report
Describe firmware reports
Performing Ops Center Administration
Use administration scripts
View agent and proxy controllers
Add or remove a Proxy Controller to/from Ops Center
Administer managed networks on Proxy Controllers
Describe Proxy Controller failover scenarios
View log files
Apply Ops Center software EC, PC, and agent updates
Backup and restore EC local DB