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From "James Strachan" <>
Subject Re: chatting with the Broker over Jabber / XMPP
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2006 16:10:41 GMT
Here's some more documentation together with a little  picture of the
Command Agent in action using a Jabber client...

On 11/15/06, James Strachan <> wrote:
> I've added a <commandAgent/> to the broker's activemq.xml which allows
> you to communicate with a broker over a JMS topic (ActiveMQ.Agent) to
> send management commands using a simple text based system.
> Its currently reusing the commands in the activemq-console module.
> (Incidentally I added a SimpleConsole so you can boot up a simple
> interactive shell in your IDE easily and communicate with a remote
> broker to try out the commands). So you can type commands like 'help',
> 'list', 'browse' etc.
> This allows folks to send messages on this topic and if the JMSReplyTo
> is specified, a message is returned with the results.
> I've patched the xmpp transport so that you can now use a jabber
> client to talk to the broker :). Just join the room ActiveMQ.Agent and
> chat away!
> To get XMPP to work nicely I create a temporary queue and subscription
> to that queue which can then be used for any inbound messages. It
> might be nice to do this for Stomp too - though I guess a stomp client
> could create a temporary topic & subscribe to it itself.
> Though it would be kinda nice to not have to do that.
> e.g. in Stomp we could do...
> destination:/topic/ActiveMQ.Agent
> help
> ^@
> and immediately get the list of commands.
> --
> James
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