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Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g Grid Control Handbook by Daniel Nguyen, Matthew Hart, Werner De Gruyter

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CHAPTER 13Systems, Services, and Groups

Once a lot of Agents and targets on those Agents have been added to the Console, a new problem will arise: How do you manage all these targets?

Container targets, like groups, systems and services, are a way to logically group targets into entities, which make sense for the environment they are running in. These entities can be a Line-Of-Business (LOB), a group of DBAs, all targets for a specific application, or even targets grouped per location. By grouping these targets together, an Administrator can get a bird’s-eye view of that set of targets, and perform administrative tasks on the whole set of targets in that group (the “manage as one” paradigm).

You have likely already seen the terms “System,” “Services,” ...

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