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I setup the OEM with the Idea to receive Critical messages (emails when the DB, listener, agents and host are down/up) but it doesn't seem to be working. If I "shutdown abort" the database I wont received any message until I put it up and running, so I receive all the messages together.

Please see image Bellow, that's how I set the alerts, I tested the Email sending and it's working.

  • Any Idea what it could be?

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just trolling but you aren't rebooting the database where the repository is running on right? because... that would sound logical that way –  Munchi Dec 12 '13 at 20:54
    
@Munchi acctually I have everything installed in a local host making some test to move them to Production, are you saying that this won't work because they need to be separate? –  jcho360 Dec 13 '13 at 13:26
    
@jcho360 "are you saying that this won't work because they need to be separate" -- Well, how do you think it can send alerts if it's down? –  Phil Dec 13 '13 at 13:43
    
@Phil I thought that the Email Manager was separate of the database status, just like MsSQL, thanks for clarify this –  jcho360 Dec 13 '13 at 13:53

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And that is why Enterprise Manager Database Control is inappropriate for this kind of monitoring. Enterprise Manager Grid Control/Cloud Control runs on a seperate host, with a seperate repository database, and that is the tool for this job.

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