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 Generic Probe for TMF814 acquires data from network management systems (NMS) and element management systems (EMS) that implement TMF814 and use a Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) interface. The probe connects to the NMS or EMS through the CORBA interface and receives events from the device. The probe then processes each event to create an alarm that it forwards on to the ObjectServer.
Data acquisition is described in the following topics: