Configuring Business Monitor for Event Consumption from WebSphere MQ

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Overview

The document outlines how to configure the Business Monitor infrastructure to consume events from a WebSphere MQ Queue. Please note that some of the images may have blocked out content. This is to ensure privacy of the actual content that was used in the screen shots.

There is some pre-requisite information that you will need before configuring the infrastructure:

1.    Host name of the MQ server 2.    Queue manager name 3.    Port 4.    Queue name 5.    Server connection channel

There are four parts to setting up this infrastructure:

Part I – Create a Queue Connection Factory Part II – Create a Queue Part III – Create an Event Listener Part IV – Deploy and Configure the MDB application

Part I – Create a Queue Connection Factory

First, you will need to create a Queue Connection Factory in the WebSphere Business Monitor admin console.

Navigate to Resources > JMS > Queue connection factories. Select the scope for where you want to create the resource (Support cluster in this case). Click New.


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elect WebSphere MQ messaging provider and click OK:


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nter a Name and JNDI name for this connection factory. Remember this information as you will need it later. Click Next.


elect Enter all the required information into this wizard and click Next:


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nter the Queue Manager name and click Next:


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For the Transport, select Client. Enter the hostname and port for the MQ server, as well as, the Server connection channel. Click Next:


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lick Test connection:


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ook for successful connection message:


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eview Summary and Click Finish:


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lick on Save to save changes to master repository:


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art II – Create a Queue

You will now need to create a Queue in the WebSphere Business Monitor admin console.

Navigate to Resources > JMS > Queues. Select the scope for where you want to create the resource (Support cluster in this case). Click New:


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elect WebSphere MQ messaging provider and click OK:


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nter a Name and JNDI name. Remember this information as you will need it later. Also enter the Queue name of the MQ Queue and click OK: