In this chapter, we learnt about extending the Enterprise Manager Grid Control monitoring support. Extensibility support is crucial for any system's management product, as there can always be some products that do not have out-of-the-box support.
The key takeaways before you move to the next chapter are:
- Management Plug-ins can be built and deployed on top of Enterprise Management Server
- Management Plug-ins are packaged as Management Plug-in Archive (MPA)
- There are many MPAs available from the Oracle website, some developed by Oracle, others developed by third party vendors
- To create an MPA, we need metadata and collection files
- There are some advanced features like Charts, Reports, and so on that can also be packaged with MPA
In the next chapter, ...