This is a set of Eclipse features that can be used to generate and consume messages on a queue and topic.
You can use these dashboard features to extend WebSphere MQ Explorer, or you can run them in another Eclipse instance.
The Queue Dashboard allows messages to be generated (PUT) on a queue and consumed (GET) from the queue. The message rates can be viewed graphically in various formats.
The Topic Dashboard allows messages to be published (PUB) on a topic and subscribers to receive (GET) publications on a topic. Initially each Topic Dashboard has one publisher and two subscribers, and further subscribers can be started. The message rates can be viewed graphically in various formats.
The QDepth feature is a very simple extension to the WebSphere MQ Explorer to display the current queue depth of a selected queue.
The Queue Dashboard feature can be used as an education tool, and also used by an application developer or performance tester to generate or watch trigger event activity on a selected queue.
The Topic Dashboard feature can be used as an education tool, and also used by an application developer or performance tester to generate or watch activity on a selected topic, and to test topic wildcarding.
The QDepth feature can be used to display the current queue depth of one or more queues.
Skill Level Required
• Familiarity with Eclipse, managing features and plugins.
• Basic knowledge of WebSphere MQ queues and topics.
New in this Release
This version has the following enhancements for the Queue Dashboard and Topic Dashboard:
1. The clients version is now an Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP) application, making it much easier to install/uninstall.
2. A message viewer has been added to view messages generated and consumed.
- Contents of the viewer can be paused
- Messages can be cleared
- Messages can be exported to a file
3. The generated message size can be set.
4. New preferences to
- Set message rate graphical type for each view
- Show Message Viewer
- Control contents of the Message Viewer
- Control use of the default connection
The QDepth feature has improved preferences when opening a QDepth window.
Authors: Graham Alderson and Phil Blake; Grail Software Solutions
Last updated: 24Aug15
Current SupportPac Version: 2.0.0
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The “explorer” zip file contains features that need the WMQ Explorer. The “clients” zip files contain an Eclipse? RCP application that needs a WebSphere MQ Client.
The “clients” zip files need only be unzipped. Unzip the "explorer" zip file and follow the installation instructions in the readme.
|Download||RELEASE DATE||LANGUAGE||SIZE(Bytes)||Download Options|
|ms0u_GssQueueDashboardClient.zip||24 Aug 2015||US English||24701045||FTP|
|ms0u_explorer_200.zip||24 Aug 2015||US English||1509602||FTP|
|ms0u_GssTopicDashboardClient.zip||24 Aug 2015||US English||24701045||FTP|
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