Introduction to Oracle Applications Manager 1. OAM allows System administrators to manage the E-business suite from a HTML Console.. 2. It is a console that helps you a)Monitor and control system components b)diagnose and resolve system issues c)manage system configuration and d)help system maintenance 3. Advantages of OAM are a)Reduce downtime b)Reduce support costs c)streamline the use of available resources d)Reduce overall cost of ownership of the e-business suite e)Helps automate configuration tasks f)helps control and tighten system security g)helps keep the system up to date by identifying patches needed and their impact h)It integrates seamlessly with various oracle tools lie Ad Admin, Metal ink, Workflow, SQL, auto patch and rapid clone and improves the ROI 4. You can access OAM from the Sysadmin Responsibility 5. The OAM Dashboard consists of a) Applications Dashboard- providing quick access to all features b) Sitemap – links to all features and c)Global buttons for setting up ,support cart ,home page and online help. 6. Application Dash Board Provides a comprehensive summary of E-business suite components a)Configuration changes b)Potential security issues c)software updates d)Performance info e)forms sessions f) Database status 7. Site Map – Provides links to most pages in OAM under the following categories a)Administration b)Monitoring c)Maintenance d)Diagnostics and repair 8. Administration : a) Manage workflow b)configurations c)concurrent requests d)Manage services in the application tier e)Licence management 9. Monitoring: a)availability of the system, database b)form sessions c)monitor current activities 10. Maintenance : a)Patching b)Periodic maintenance activities (critical) scheduled activities 11. Diagnostics and Repair: a)Schedule Diagnostic tests and analyze results b)repair system problems using troubleshooting wizards.