search cancel

How to generate a list of robots that have communication errors


Article ID: 34333


Updated On:


DX Unified Infrastructure Management (Nimsoft / UIM)



Is there is any way to easily generate a list of Nimsoft robots that are experiencing communication errors? Is there some script I can run or any function that can allow me generate it?



Option 1:

You could use the nas Auto operator to EMAIL the alarm when you receive it: "Max. restarts reached for probe 'spooler' (command = spooler)"

Use a message filter such as:  /.*Max. restarts reached.*/

or use logmon to parse the controller.log file and when it matches on *error*, EMAIL an alarm message to whoever is on call, etc.

Option 2:

To generate a list you can use the ProbeReport in the bin directory

...\Program Files (x86)\Nimsoft\bin

and sort on the Active (Yes/No) column and select the probes that are down and copy the list to the clipboard.

We don't have an out of the box probe that covers this request.

Option 3:

You can either try to create a script/custom probe to do something like this via the nas or solicit the help of Nimsoft Professional Services or one of our Placement Partners to write one. I would also suggest that you post a comment to the  CA Community at to see if someone has already written such a script that you can re-use.


Release: CNMSPP99000-7.6-Unified Infrastructure Mgmt-Server Pack-- On Prem