Force metric collection in Oracle Enterprise Manager

When working on the implementation of monitoring via Oracle Enterprise Manager, it is sometimes necessary to perform several tests with different thresholds in order to refine alerting, or simply to verify that the monitoring is working properly.

The main problem is that you have to wait until the collection is done to see the result. Since most metrics have a “Collection Schedule” of more than 5 minutes, this can quickly become a waste of time.

To avoid this wait, it is possible to force the collection of a particular metric for a target directly from the EM agent.

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