Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 4

A bit less than a year after Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 3 has been released, Oracle has now released the latest version of its Enterprise Manager Cloud Control. The new release is immediately available for all supported platforms on OTN Oracle Enterprise Manager downloads or via the following direct links:

What’s New in

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

    Framework and Infrastructure

  • Updated Management Repository Page
  • Enterprise Manager Page Performance Page
  • Incident Management Actions in System Dashboard
  • BI Publisher Integration
  • Integrated Installation of Business Information Publisher with Enterprise Manager 12c
  • Security Console
  • SSH Key Credential Support in Preferred Credentials
  • Global Preferred Credentials
  • Private Roles
  • Default and Bulk Apply Privilege Delegation Template
  • Fine Grained Aggregate Target Type Privilege Enhancement
  • Job System Enhancements
  • Enhanced Customization of Patching Procedures
  • Agent-Side Check Based Rule and Secure Technical Implementation Guide Compliance
  • Plug-in Management
    Services Management

  • New Create Wizard for Services
  • Support for REST and WADL for Web Service Beacon Tests
    Enterprise Monitoring and Incident Management Features

  • Advanced Thresholds Management
  • Metric Alert Message Customization
  • Metric Collection Schedule Enhancements
  • Time-Based Static Thresholds
  • Repository-Side Metric Extensions
  • Metrics Enhancements
  • Incident Management Updates in
  • Notification Enhancements
  • Enhanced Target Down Detection
    Fusion Application Management Features

  • Oracle Fusion Applications Plug-in Features
    Database Management Features

  • Database Plug-in Features
    Middleware Management Features

  • Fusion Middleware Plug-in Features
    Exadata Features

  • Exadata Plug-in
  • Exadata Plug-in
    Cloud Management Features

  • Cloud Management Plug-in Features
  • Chargeback and Consolidation Planner Plug-in Features
  • Virtual Infrastructure Plug-in
  • Cloud Framework Plug-in
    Lifecycle Management

  • Scheduling Patch Preparation, Deployment, and Switchback


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


The requirements are similar to those from release 2 and release 3. Only the hardware requirements have been adjusted slightly. The evaluation / simple installation needs something less, whereas the advanced installations requires in general more memory and disk space. The following excerpt has been taken from Oracle® Enterprise Manager Cloud Control Basic Installation Guide.

  • OS requirements: 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, 6 GB RAM 8 GB RAM with ADPFoot 1 , JVMDFoot 2, 18 GB Hard Disk Space or 21 GB Hard Disk Space with ADP, JVMD