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From Rob Davies <>
Subject Re: Proof of Concept
Date Tue, 27 May 2008 16:08:31 GMT

On 27 May 2008, at 15:37, 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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You would best to look at camel to act as a smart endpoint to dump the  
message from the queue - see



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