Installing probes

All probes are installed in a similar way. The process involves downloading the appropriate installation package for your operating system, installing the appropriate files for the version of Netcool/OMNIbus that you are running, and configuring the probe to suit your environment.

The installation process consists of the following steps:
  1. Downloading the installation package for the probe from the Passport Advantage Online website.

    Each probe has a single installation package for each operating system supported. For details about how to locate and download the installation package for your operating system, visit IBM Documentation:

  2. Installing the probe using the installation package.

    The installation package contains the appropriate files for all supported versions of Netcool/OMNIbus. For details about how to install the probe to run with your version of Netcool/OMNIbus, visit the following page in IBM Documentation:

  3. Configuring the probe.

    This guide contains details of the essential configuration required to run this probe. It combines topics that are common to all probes and topics that are peculiar to this probe. For details about additional configuration that is common to all probes, see the IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Probe and Gateway Guide.