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 Nokia Network Functions Manager for Packet.

Table 1. Summary

Probe target

The probe supports all revisions of Nokia NFM-P Release 17.x, 18.x, 19.x, 20.x, and 21.x (x denotes 3,6,9 and 11).

Note: The Probe for Nokia Network Functions Manager for Packet has been certified to run against Nokia NSP 17.3, 18.6, 19.3, 19.11, 20.6, and 21.6.
Probe executable names


Probe installation packages


Package version


Probe supported on

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

Properties files


Details about storing commands in this file are described in Storing commands in the nco_http properties file.

Rules files


Alarm pre-classification configuration files




These configuration files are used by the probe for alarm pre-classification. For details see Configuring pre-classification.

SQL files


Details about running this SQL file are described in Configuring the ObjectServer to support intra-device correlations.

Lookup file


This lookup file is described in Configuring lookup tables.


This sql file is described in Known Issues under the Modifying the default Netcool/OMNIbus deduplication triggers heading.

Advanced JMS filter XML file


The Nokia NFM-P server uses this file to determine which events to send to the probe when the JmsTopic property is set to 5620-SAM-topic-xml-filtered. It is specified by the AdvancedFilterConfigFile property of the nokia_nfmp.props file, for details see Properties and command line options.

environment file


Configuring the environment file is described in Jar files.


For details of any additional software that this probe requires, refer to the description.txt file that is supplied in its download package.

Connection method

Java™ Messaging System (JMS) and HTTP(s) Port (optional)

Remote connectivity

The Probe for Nokia Network Functions Manager for Packet can connect to a remote device. Details of the remote device are specified using the Host, EJBPort, and HTTPPort properties in the properties file; for descriptions of these properties, see Properties and command line options.

Multicultural Support

Not Available

Peer-to-peer failover functionality


IP environment

IPv4 or IPv6

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.