When installing Grid Control on a Linux or Unix platform, a recommended practice is to install the monitoring agent software as a user that doesn’t own the ORACLE_HOMEs to be monitored. This poses a challenge when configuring monitoring for some targets, particularly those based on Oracle Application Server 10g. This post lists some changes you can make to work around a variety of target discovery and metric collection errors.
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This post describes how to remove the Workflow Notification Mailer from the list of targets that impact the reported status of an E-Business Suite instance monitored by Oracle Grid Control. This can be useful in test or dev systems, where users may not want a disabled notification mailer to be indicative of problems with the instance.
Here’s a quick list of reference links for deploying Oracle Grid Control 10.2.0.4 on Linux. If you’re starting out on a Grid Control deployment project, perhaps this will help to jump-start your own research. This is a non-exhaustive list, but it covers the basics reasonably well.