ProbeWatch messages

During normal operations, the probe generates ProbeWatch messages and sends them to the ObjectServer. These messages tell the ObjectServer how the probe is running.

The following table describes the ProbeWatch messages that the probe generates. For information about generic Netcool/OMNIbus ProbeWatch messages, see the IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Probe and Gateway Guide.

Table 1. ProbeWatch messages

ProbeWatch message


Triggers or causes

Running ...

The probe is running normally.

The probe has just been started up.


Resynchronization is in progress.

The probe started up, or the period specified by the ResyncInterval property has elapsed since the last resynchronization.


The probe is ending the resynchronization process.

The probe has successfully received the active alarm list.

Going Down ...

Probe is shutting down.

The probe is shutting down after performing the shutdown routine.