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How to Manually Install Flash Player Plugin to see the Oracle Enterprise Manager Performance Page   12 comments

As a DBA, you may find the Performance page of Oracle Enterprise  Manager (11g and 12c) very useful. However when you click the Performance tab on the Oracle Enterprise Manager, you may find the scree like this:

One of the solution is to install the flash plugin manually. Here are the steps to  do it on Linux server (Redhat linux 5/6, Oracle Linux 5/6)

1. Download the following rpm :  flash-plugin-11.1.102.55-release.x86_64.rpm

2. As root user,  Install this rpm on the server  that runs the browser for Enterprise Manager console:

 rpm -ivh flash-plugin-11.1.102.55-release.x86_64.rpm.

3. Until this point, you may think you have already installed the Flash player Plugin. But not really, if you click the performance tab,you would  still be asked to install the flash plugin. why?

 4. The issue is that the blowser like  firefox still looks for the flash player plugin library libflashplayer.so in

 /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/ while the installation of flash-plugin-11.1.102.55-release.x86_64.rpm put the this library in /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins

So the solution is to put the softlink for it:

ln -s /usr/lib64/flash-plugin/libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so

5. Now when you click the Performance tab, you are able to see the clear picture of the database performance page: