Command line interface

The Probe for Alcatel-Lucent 5529 OAD is supplied with a command line interface (CLI). This interface allows you to perform commands using the probe (for example, to acknowledge alarms or to request a full resynchronization of the JMS interface). To use the CLI, you must use the CommandPort property in the properties file to specify a port through which commands will be sent. When you want to perform commands, telnet to this port.

The following table describes the commands that you can use with the command line interface.

Table 1. CLI commands



acknowledge_alarm alarmid1 alarmid2 ... alarmidn

This command allows you to send a request to the OAD server to acknowledge the list of alarms accompanying the command.


This command allows you to get all active alarms in the MTOSI interface.


This command displays the number of active alarms in the Alcatel-Lucent 5529 OAD system.


This command displays online help about the CLI.


This command displays the version of the probe.

Note: As the CLI is based upon telnet connections, you can connect to the Probe for Alcatel-Lucent 5529 OAD from anywhere. This means that simple scripts can be set up to allow users to acknowledge selected events from the Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus event list by creating desktop tools to telnet to the Probe for Alcatel-Lucent 5529 OAD, send a command, and then close the connection.