dear friends i wish u all will b fine. my problem is: when ever i click on Oracle 9i OEM tools -> Database Tools -> Backup i got the folowlling message: 'This wizard can only be launched when the applicationis connected to the Oracle Management Server(OMS). Launch the application and connect to the OMS before trying to launch the wizard again.' Though my Oracle Management Server Services is running. what steps should i take to over come this problem. Please Help me.