Error messages

Error messages provide information about problems that occur while running the probe. You can use the information that they contain to resolve such problems.

The following table describes the error messages specific to this probe. For information about generic Netcool/OMNIbus error messages, see the IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Probe and Gateway Guide.

Table 1. Error messages
Error message Description Action
Failed to open 
streamcapture file

Failed to write to
stream capture file

Failed to close
stream capture file
The probe could not open, write to, or close the stream capture file even though the stream capture is enabled.

Check that the file name specified by the StreamCaptureFile property in the properties file is valid.

Check that the file and directory permissions are set correctly.

Check that there is enough space on the disk.

Check that the file is not being used by another application.

Failed to parse 
The probe was unable to parse the data specified. Check that the device is running properly.
Handling malformed alarms 
disabled. Discarding this
The probe has discarded malformed alarms as specified by the settings. Change the value of the HandleMalformedAlarms property to true to allow malformed alarms to be parsed.
Invalid event
The probe found that the event was not in the correct format.

Check that the sender complies with the EIF message format.