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All versions of Control-M/Enterprise Manager and Control-M/Server for UNIX and Microsoft Windows
- Does Control-M/Enterprise Manager and Control-M/Server support Oracle Database Server with Data Guard or Golden Gate Data Replication?
- Is it possible to install the Control-M using Oracle Database Server with Data Guard or Golden Gate Data Replication?
- Control-M solution is transparent to type of data replication between Oracle sites.
- The activation of the Oracle Database Data Guard or Golden Gate Data Replication should be done by the customer.
- Control-M/Enterprise Manager and Control-M/Server connect to an alias represented by environment variable $ORACLE_SID, the failover should be configured in the tnsnames.ora file.
- From Control-M application point of view nothing changes, all the logs and other files are written to the same location.
- Regarding the automatic failover of the Oracle Database Server, in case of database sessions disconnect the CONTROL-M/Server will try to reconnect the database 90 times with a delay of 1 second between the attempts.
- After 90 re-connection failures, Control-M/Server will be shut down.
- Control-M/Server have 90 seconds to complete a failover.
- If the failover takes more than 90 seconds, will be necessary to start the CONTROL-M/Server manually.
Control-M Enterprise Manager (EM)
- In case of Control-M/EM database disconnection, will be necessary to restart all Control-M/EM components to reestablish the connections.
- Does Control-M support Oracle Dataguard in Maximum Performance Mode?
Control-M/Server in this mode may loose transaction in case of a primary crash, therefore for Disaster Recover scenario this configuration may be acceptable.
For Control-M High Availability configuration, Maximum Performance mode is not recommended.
Control-M/Enterprise Manager supports Maximum Performance mode in both DR and HA scenario.