Getting Started with the Oracle Agent

Step 1: Review the Requirements

Refer to the following information to learn more about the requirements for the Oracle Agent:

Step 2: Install the Oracle Database Agent

To set up your environment for IntelliSnap backups, you must install the Oracle Agent with the MediaAgent.

For your computer's operating system, review each of the following topics to get started with the installation.


  • Prepare the Installation on Windows Computers

    Review general guidelines to prepare for the installation, which include configurations that your computer might need before the installation.

  • Preinstallation Checklist for the Oracle Agent on Windows and the MediaAgent

    Review agent specific guidelines to prepare for the installation, such as gathering the information that you must provide during the installation.

  • Installation Methods

    Select the installation method that is most appropriate for your environment.


Step 3: Configure Your Environment

  1. Open the CommCell Console.

  2. Configure a storage device.

  3. Configure the client for IntelliSnap.

  4. If you have not done so already, configure a storage policy.

  5. Create an Oracle database online subclient.

  6. Create a snapshot copy.

  7. Configure a backup copy.

Step 4: Run Your First Backup and Restore

Step 5: What to Do Next