RE: Database Control licensing question

  • From: "Freeman, Donald" <dofreeman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <JHostetter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 14:01:28 -0400

I'm pretty sure you can use database control without these plugins.  I
think you have to do a custom install and deselect these items. And, if
you choose them, it's not a one-time cost of 2k each.  It's 2k per
instance you manage from that database control. I had a sad day
discussing these with my Oracle sales guy.

        -----Original Message-----
        From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Hostetter, Jay M
        Sent: Monday, September 18, 2006 11:52 AM
        To: Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
        Subject: Database Control licensing question
        I'm doing my first installs of 10g on Linux.  I fired up the URL
for Database Control and I get the message below:
        Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Database Control is designed for
managing a single database, which can be either a single instance or a
cluster database. The following premium functionality contained within
this release of Enterprise Manager 10g Database Control is available
only with an Oracle license:
        Database Diagnostics Pack 
        Database Tuning Pack 
        Configuration Management Pack
        I've done some search on Oracle's web sites.  I'm not completely
clear on what they mean here.  I know that the
Diagnostic/Tuning/Mangement packs are normally licensed separately.  So
does this mean that Database Control includes this functionality with
the Oracle database license, or must I license these items separately.
If I must license them separately, then I can't really use Database
Control without licensing the diagnostic packs.  Correct?
        Thank you,

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