Installing and running RDA

The rda can be downloaded from this page:
Remote Diagnostic Agent (RDA) – FAQ (Doc ID 330363.1)

Download it, and unzip on your preferred folder.

Checking current rda:

[[email protected] rda]# /opt/oracle.ahf/tfa/ext/darda/da/rda/rda.sh -cv
Loading the file list …
Checking the directory [D_RDA] . …
Checking the directory [D_RDA] engine …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_ADM] model …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_CHK] APPS …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_CHK] BI …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_CHK] CGBU …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_CHK] DB …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_CHK] EM …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_CHK] OFM …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_CHK] TEST …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] APPS …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] BI …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] CGBU …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] CLOUD …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] DA …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] DB …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] EM …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] EXPLORER …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] OFM …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] OS …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] PGBU …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] RDA …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] SAMPLE …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_COL] TOOL …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_CSS] . …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_DAT] . …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_DFW] cv0200 …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] Convert/Common …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] Convert/DB/LOG …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] Convert/OFM/OIM …
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Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] Convert/TOOL/ALERT …
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Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] IRDA …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] IRDA/CV0200 …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA …
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Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Driver …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Handle …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Library …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Limit …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Local …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Object …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Operator …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Request …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/SDCL …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/SDSL …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Target …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Token …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/UI …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Value …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_INC] RDA/Web …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_MSG] charset …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_MSG] desc …
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Checking the directory [D_RDA_MSG] fr …
Checking the directory [D_RDA_POD] en …

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Installing/setup.

[[email protected] rda]# chmod +x rda.sh rda.pl
[[email protected] rda]# chown oracle:oinstall /stage/rda -Rf
[[email protected] rda]# pwd
/stage/rda

Checking versions:

[[email protected] rda]# /opt/oracle.ahf/tfa/ext/darda/da/rda/rda.sh -vXRda check -A
Old build 20200121
[[email protected] rda]# ./rda.sh -vXRda check -A
Old build 20200421

[[email protected] rda]# ./rda.sh -S
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RDA.BEGIN: Initializes the Data Collection
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Enter the Oracle home to be used for data analysis

Follow all steps.

To run: Use oracle user – this is the recommendation from oracle.

[exadatavm01 [email protected]]/stage/rda> ./rda.sh
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RDA Data Collection Started 29-Oct-2020 10:58:10
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Processing RDA.BEGIN module …
Enter the password for “SYSTEM” at “ORCL1”:
Re-enter it to confirm:
Processing OS.PERF module …
Processing RDA.CONFIG module …
Processing SAMPLE.SAMPLE modu