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UIM: Probe Utility (PU) S and _stop commands executes a probe restart instead of stopping

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Article ID: 226841

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Products

CA Unified Infrastructure Management On-Premise (Nimsoft / UIM) NIMSOFT PROBES CA Unified Infrastructure Management SaaS (Nimsoft / UIM)

Issue/Introduction

We need to ability to stop/start the probe using the pu command but when we execute the  S and  _stop commands against the probe, the probe starts up again.

What command can we use to stop or start a probe?

Cause

When the stop command is passed to the probe, the probe will trigger a stop on itself but controller, as part of its general check, starts up the probe since the probe status is active (active = yes) in the in the controller.cfg).

Environment

Release : 20.3

Component : UIM - ROBOT

Resolution

To stop the probe:

pu -u administrator -p MyPassword /uimdomain/hub/myrobot/controller probe_deactivate cdm

To start the probe:

pu -u administrator -p MyPassword /uimdomain/hub/myrobot/controller probe_activate cdm