Data acquisition

Each probe uses a different method to acquire data. The method that a probe uses is based on the target system from which the probe receives data.

The IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Socket Java Probe can be configured to operate in either Server mode or Client mode by setting the SocketMode property. By default, the probe operates in Server mode.
Note: When the probe operates in Server mode ensure that the event source information sent to the probe does not contain an asterisk (*).

The mode that you chose determines how the probe acquires data. Data acquisition is described in the following topics: