• The core modules must be up-to-date on all servers because not all module dependencies are validated during the SolutionPack installation or update process.
  • The appropriate JDBC driver jar file must be in the …/APG/Databases/JDBC-Drivers/Default/lib folder. Refer to the support matrix for additional details.


  1. Click Administration .
  2. Click Centralized Management.
  3. Click SolutionPack Center.
  4. Select the SolutionPack in the Browse and Install SolutionPacks window.
  5. Click Install.
  6. Type the instance name.
  7. Assign a server for each of the components. For Oracle ASM deployments, specify the server where the system will install ASM Data Collection. For additional details about the ASM script and configuring ASM, refer to the SolutionPack for Oracle Database section of the support matrix.
  8. Click Next.
    The window displays pre-configured alerts details.
  9. From the Pre-Configured Alerts drop-down menu, select existing settings that have been specified for other components, or select Add a new alerting on data collection.
  10. Click Next.
    The window displays data collection details.
  11. From the Data collection drop-down menu, select existing settings that have been specified for other components, or select Add a new data collection.
    If you select Add a new data collection, type information about the data collection. In Hostname or IP address to send data to, use localhost on port 2020, which is the Collector host where the Load Balancer Connector is installed.
  12. Leave Activate the FailOver-Filter checked.
  13. From the Web-Service Gateway drop-down menu, select existing settings that have been specified for other components, or select Add a new Web-Service Gateway.
    If you select Add a new Web-Service Gateway, type information about the web-service gateway.
  14. The Topology Service automatically includes the standard settings. You should only add a new Topology Service if your Topology Mapping service is installed in a non-default location.
  15. If you select Configure collector advance settings, you have the option of selecting from polling periods of 5 minutes, 15 minutes, 30 minutes, and 1 hour. The default polling period is set to 15 minutes. Consult with your database administrator to set the polling period based on the number of Oracle Database instances that are being polled by this particular instance of the collector manager.
  16. Click Next.
    The window displays reports settings.
  17. In Administration Web-Service Instance, select an existing instance or create a custom instance.
  18. Click Next.
    The windows displays ASM Data Collection settings.
  19. Specify the default collection level for ASM Data Collection. In this case, the default option is Standard.
  20. Click Install.
  21. Click Ok. Monitor the installation logs to ensure that the installation completes successfully.
  22. Click Discovery Center > Devices Management.
  23. Click Add new device.
    Note: Threshold based alerts are disabled by default. To manually enable threshold based alerts, go to Administration > Modules > Alerting > Alert Definitions > Oracle Alert Definitions.
  24. Click Oracle Database.
  25. Select the server and collector instance where you want to store the configuration details for this device, and then enter the hostname or IP address of the host, supply the login credentials, and specify the appropriate configuration settings.
    Add a watch4net user beforehand so that the correct credentials are added to Oracle Database Devices Management. For details about the required grants, refer to Configuring the SolutionPack with an unprivileged account.
    For each Oracle Database instance being polled, it is useful to have the following information on hand before it is added to the Collection devices list:
    • Oracle service name
    • Oracle instance name (in case of a RAC setup)
    • Username (watch4net user)
    • Password
    • Port
    • Server details (Windows, Linux, or Solaris)
    • Server details (Physical or VM)
    • Oracle setup (ASM or non ASM)
    • Oracle setup (RAC or non RAC)
    • Oracle version
    • RAC version (if installed)
  26. Click Validate and Add to validate the credentials.
  27. Click OK.
  28. Click Save.