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Does Dynatrace OneAgent monitor MSMQ?

aiden_senner
Newcomer

I see it is picking up MSMQ in technologies but not reporting any metrics back from the messages themself.

 

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rpichardo
Inactive

i think there is a BETA in the EARLY ACCESS PROGRAM for this.

check here: https://www.dynatrace.com/support/help/early-acces...

also this MSMQ is from microsoft or IBM? anyway is certainly not yet fully supported.


MSMQ is microsoft, it does not look like it is on the EAP or Beta as of now. But I am told you can write a custom plugin for monitoring MSMQ. Might have to explore this option.


Hi @Aiden S. Did you managed to find a solution or documentation? I Have the same request from an inner client.


It appears that a MSMQ plugin may be on the roadmap but their is no ETA as of now. We can develop a custom plugin that delivers metrics, properties and events, but we need to know what language and MSMQ client they use.


barryla
Helper

Hi @Aiden S., what type of information are you looking to retrieve from MSMQ? We had to write a custom plugin that gave us the ability to get the # of records in the queues on the server. We are willing to share this code but it is not complete an very specific to queues we have in our environment.


I will be speaking with them today. I they express interest in this and I can get more details, sharing your code would be much appreciated!


torsten_granli2
Contributor

Any updates on this?


Stephen_Schaff
Newcomer

Just supporting a count of messages in the Queue would be helpful!


erikkant
Newcomer

Still no updates?


georg_schausber
Newcomer

Microsoft Messaging (aka MSMQ) tracing will be released for Early Adopter Access with Dynatrace version 176 (.NET Code Module version 175). This should be available in autumn 2019.


Hi All, Any update on this, Appreciate any links or Docs.

hgouramoni
Guide

Any update on this. We are also facing same issue. Is it possible Dynatrace OneAgent monitor MSMQ? we need count of messages in Queue and will provide threshold value, if it is greater than that threshold value, need to send an alert. If it is possible please provide steps to achieve this.


Hi Hari

Please check out the following article: Check the answer to Boubacar question: https://answers.dynatrace.com/spaces/482/dynatrace-open-qa/questions/212011/msmq-integration.html

Regards

Barry


Hi Barry,

Thanks for your reply.I saw already that article, but in our case we don't want install ActiveGate unnecessarily in all hosts.Can you provide any OneAgent plugin to monitor MSMQ?


Hi Hari

You can use an existing Windows activegate for this.

The single activegate can monitor multiple servers running MSMQ.

Barry


Hi Barry,


Thanks for your quick response. Our client said, he don't want install ActiveGate only one time also. Already we have a OneAgent in all MSMQ hosts. Is it possible to achieve using OneAgent plugin?


Hi Hari

Yes it is possible, the OneAgent plugin is also on the link above. You would need to modify the plugin accordingly.

Barry