bmc application initiates primary polling automatically.
However, there are 2 situations where manual intervention may be required.
In both cases, the Application... options of the
wxpxscontrol can be
used to start the poll.
All primary poll files are named P-NNNNNNNN-YYYYMMDD-HHMMSS.gps and
all secondary poll files are named S-NNNNNNNN-YYYYMMDD-HHMMS.gps where
NNNNNNNN is the sequence number of the first data block in the
Normally, neither of these manual actions change the time of the next scheduled primary poll. However, the next scheduled poll may be delayed until the manual poll action is completed or may be rescheduled if the manual poll delays the next scheduled poll.
Note: When a manual command is indicated as having been completed successfully,
this mean that
bmc has accepted the command, not that the requested poll
has been successfully completed. To find out whether and when the poll completes
successfully, you must consult the log file or the remote file server store.