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From ttmdev <>
Subject Re: Proof of Concept
Date Tue, 27 May 2008 17:14:30 GMT

Sounds like what you're after is a MQ-like 'trigger monitor'. Perhaps another
option is to develop a plugin module that provides 'trigger monitor' like


Swampcritter wrote:
> I am trying out Active MQ for the first time, so bear with me. I have a
> number of questions, so I will break them up to make it easier to reply
> to.
> Currently where I am working -- one of the developers created an in-house
> file transmission application (aka 'fileman') that uses dynamic ports to
> send data back and forth between different systems. The problem is that
> the software is not very stable and also a security nightmare as you
> pretty much have to open every port between the base IP on two or more
> servers. And to make matters worse, the original programmer never
> documented the 'fileman' code nor how it actually works.
> Coming from an IBM MQ Series background, I was hoping of possibly using
> Active MQ as a way to get rid of this old file application transference
> and dependence on cron and use something that would be a bit more secure
> and easier to work with.
> My question is 'Can Active MQ be setup to use triggers' -- i.e. when a
> message is sent by a remote client interface to the MQ broker, can the
> local queue/topic discover the inbound message and trigger an outside
> process that can dump the message from the queue (or topic)?
> -- Michael

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