14.2. Event Notification

Whether your shop is using Oracle9i or Oracle 10g, it's easy to set up automatic notifications for various types of error or warning conditions. Oracle9i uses the OEM Event Manager, and Oracle 10g uses the web-based EM Database Control to set up and proactively monitor database health. In the following sections we'll take a look at both of these.

14.2.1. Oracle9i OEM Event Manager

OEM can automatically alert the DBA, through an e-mail message or page, to error conditions or conditions that may signal an impending error. Using OEM's Event Manager, accessible as one of the nodes in the OEM Navigator pane, the DBA can monitor a variety of error conditions, such as an abnormal termination of the Oracle instance or a tablespace ...

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