Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 2

Today Oracle announced the general availability of Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 2. (see press release Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 2 Now Available ) The release introduces a bunch of new and improve capabilities for deploying and managing business applications in an enterprise private cloud, such as Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), enhanced business application management, and integrated hardware-software management for Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud.

General availability means in this case, that the new binaries can be downloaded on OTN for Linux x86-64 (64-bit), Linux x86 (32-bit), Solaris Operating System (SPARC), Solaris Operating System (x86-64), IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit) and Windows x86-64 (64-bit)

What’s New in

According the online documentation this release includes the following new features:

  • Framework and Infrastructure
  • EM CLI Verbs Available in the Software Library
  • Stage Operation
  • Enhanced Repository Page
  • New Oracle Management Service Page
  • Consolidated Agent Management Page
  • Dynamic Groups
  • Support for BI Publisher
  • Better Support for Changing WebLogic Server Demonstration Certificates
  • EM CLI Tracking and Setup
  • Support for Properties for Enterprise Manager Administrators

  • Enterprise Monitoring and Incident Management Features
    • Search in Administration Group Hierarchy
    • Monitoring Templates and Template Collections Enhancements
    • Grant Edit or Full Privileges on Metric Extensions
    • Monitoring Templates and Template Collections Enhancements
    • Incident Manager Updates

  • Fusion Middleware Plug-in Features
  • Application Management Features
    • Oracle Fusion Applications Plug-in Features

  • Cloud Management Features
    • Cloud Management Plug-in Features
    • Virtualization Management Plug-in Features

  • Heterogeneous (Non-Oracle) Management
    • Metadata Plug-In Support


    Links all around the Enterprise Manager, software, presentations and documentation:


    The requirements are still the same as for 12c release 1. The following excerpt has been taken from Oracle® Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Basic Installation Guide.

    • OS Requirments: Oracle Linux 6, Oracle Linux 5.x, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x, SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, SUSE Linux Enterprise 11, Asianux Server 3
    • Hardware Requirments OMS (small) : 2 Cores, 4 GB RAM 6 GB RAM with ADPFoot 1 , JVMDFoot 2, 10 GB Hard Disk Space or 14GB Hard Disk Space with ADP, JVMD

    As soon as I find time I’ll install this new release….