Each probe works in a different way to acquire event data from its source, and therefore has specific features, default values, and changeable properties. Use this summary information to learn about this probe.

The following table provides a summary of the Probe for Genband IEMS.

Table 1. Summary

Probe target

Genband IEMS CVM14 and CVM15

Probe executable name


Probe installation package


Note: To successfully install the Probe for Genband IEMS you must uninstall the Probe for Nortel IEMS if it exists on the operating system. If the Probe for Nortel IEMS is installed on the system it can result in the probe binaries not installing in the following default location and these errors may not be reported in the installation log:
  • $OMNIHOME/probes/
  • $OMNIHOME/probes/arch/

Package Version


Probe supported on

For details of supported operating systems, see the following Release Notice on the IBM Software Support website:

Properties file


Rules file



A currently supported version of IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus or IBM Cloud Pak for AIOps.

Connection method


Multicultural support

Not Available

Peer-to-peer failover functionality


IP environment

IPv4 and IPv6

Note: The probe is supported on IPv6 when running on IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus V7.3.0, 7.3.1 and 7.4.0.

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)

IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus uses the FIPS 140-2 approved cryptographic provider: IBM Crypto for C (ICC) certificate 384 for cryptography. This certificate is listed on the NIST website at For details about configuring Netcool/OMNIbus for FIPS 140-2 mode, see the IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus Installation and Deployment Guide.