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 Probe for Motorola
to a UNO alarm listener device specified by IP and port number of
the device using a telnet connection. The IP and port number values
are specified using the
in the properties file to get the ASCII Alarms stream. Once the device
is connected to the probe, the alarm events start flowing automatically
to probe and are then parsed to create appropriate tokens.
While parsing, the probe reads one event at a time using '\n' as event terminator and ’|’ as the token delimiter.
Data acquisition is described in the following topics: