EM Cloud Control 12.1.0.4 (or newer) OMS Repository certified with Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 plus patches

The certification for Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 as Repository Database underneath of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12.1.0.4 (OMS) had been revoked for a while. One reason may have been the potential removal of the SYSMAN user during a DBUA upgrade 😉 But this is just a rumor. I don’t know the exact reasons. After checking with the certification matrix earlier today I realized: Oracle Database 12.1.0.2 is certified as a repository database for Cloud Control resp. OMS. But … with a few important restrictions (see MOS Note:1987905.1 – 12c Database has been Certified as a 12cR4 Repository with Certain Patchset…