EMCTL Oracle Enterprise Manager Control Utility

February 11, 2011 | By

Oracle Enterprise Manager Control Utility

Hi Friends,

The command-line utility of Oracle Enterprise Manager Console called Enterprise Manager Control. Using emctl command Enterprise Manager Control utility invoked. For managing Oracle Enterprise Manager emctl command is very useful. We are able to start & stop the Oracle Enterprise Manager console. We are able to start & stop Oracle Management Server as well as Oracle Management Agent. Even we are able to start and stop Oracle Application server control using Enterprise Manager Control utility.

Oracle Management Agent is managing and administrating Oracle database in a Grid environment.  Using Oracle Management Agent you can run jobs, start listener, start an instance, stop listener, stop instances.  Oracle Management Agent resides at every Oracle instances, application servers. Hence Management Agent is a key feature of Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid.

Usage of Enterprise Manager Control utility:

Emctl {start | stop| status}  (dbconsole | oms | agent | iasconsole)

Using start; you can start dbconsole, oms, agent, iasconsole

Using stop; you can stop dbconsole, oms, agent, iasconsole

Using status; you can check the status of dbconsole, oms, agent, iasconsole.

Terminology:

Dbconsole is the Database Control console.

OMS is Oracle Management Server.

The agent is Oracle Management Agent.

IASCONSOLE is the Oracle Application Server Control console.

Example of Enterprise Manager Control utility:

To start dbconsole

emctl start dbconsole

To stop dbconsole

emctl stop dbconsole

To start Management Agent

emctl start agent

To stop Management Agent

emctl stop agent

To start Oracle Application Server control console

emctl start iasconsole

To stop Oracle Application Server control console

emctl stop iasconsole

EMCTL is a very useful command line of Oracle Enterprise Manager to manage all Oracle Enterprise Manager services. Especially when we are working in Remote Oracle Support and Remote database Monitoring and managing a large number of critical production Oracle databases.

More Oracle DBA articles you can find out from our Oracle DBA Tips section of the site with technical notes.

All the best.

Thanks and regards,

Expert Remote DBA team of Dbametrix Solutions

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