Oracle 11g Agent silent installation with OEM 11g Grid Control

Dear readers,

After setup of a new Oracle 11gR1 Grid control Enteprise manager (OEM) server, I had to deploy agents to monitor the Oracle environments. Unfortunately, the mass push automation process via OEM 11g Grid Control kept failing and numerous support calls to Oracle Support alas yielded no success. I was able to quickly automate the process via silent installation and deployment of Oracle 11g agents with Grid Control 11g. Below is the process of steps to setup the Oracle 11g agents for Oracle 11g Grid Control:

1) Download and unzip the agent 11g software to hosts monitored. In my (more...)

Application Tier crashes at 100% CPU load

We had an issue with our Oracle R12 EBS environment when the CPU spiked constantly at 100% when load testing with lots of concurrent active users.

After much research, it was determined to be caused by

Bug 6519700 ESC: CSE: R12SIP: 6513826 FRMWEB RUNAWAY PROCESS CONSUMING 100% CPU-MIDDLE TIER



The fix was to shutdown the apps middle tier server and configure the following forms environment variables:

FORMS_RECORD_GROUP_MAXFORMS_CATCHTERM


1) First we had to update the context file on the application middle tier as follows:

s_forms_catchterm=0

2) Since the FORMS_RECORD_GROUP_MAX is not a default variable in the app tier context file, you (more...)