Each probe uses a different method to acquire data. Which method the probe uses depends on the target system from which it receives data.
The Probe for ECI eNM acquires event data by connecting to the ECI eNM device using a chat in script. The probe reads the event data stored by the device in the eci.dat log file, parses the events and sends them to the ObjectServer.
The Probe for ECI eNM supports the following connection protocols:
Data acquisition is described in the following topics: