The IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Probe for Email monitors either an IMAP or a POP3 mail server, from which it gets events in the form of emails. It retrieves events by matching a regular expression to a particular header field in an email.

For details about how to download the most recent version of the probe, see the following Release Notice on the IBM Software Support website:

The probe is described in the following sections: