Extracting the Probe Extension Package and configuring a probe to use the additional rules
To use the Probe Extension Package files, follow these steps:
- Extract the contents of the Probe Extension
Package to $OMNIHOME/probes/ProbeExtensions or
a location of your choice. Note: The Probe Extension Package must be installed on the same operating system as the probe installation it is going to operate with.
- Set the PROBE_EXT environment variable to the location where you extracted the Probe Extension Package files.
- Configure the default probe rules file to include the rules provided
within the Probe Extension
Navigate to the location $OMNIHOME/probes/arch, where arch is the name of the platform on which the probe was installed. For example,
Edit the probe rules file to contain the include statement, and the path to the Probe Extension Package rules file you want the probe to use.
For example, edit the rules file for the Probe for Tivoli EIF (tivoli_eif.rules) to include the additional rules for IBM Systems Director Events, which is packaged in the Probe Extension Package in the following location: