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From Joe Fernandez <>
Subject Re: Do the send timeouts actually work?
Date Wed, 19 Nov 2008 16:32:58 GMT

Are you using the failover connector?

Joe - get a free ActiveMQ user guide

zxlllk wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am trying to send a message to an ActiveMQ queue.  ActiveMQ can be sort
> of sketchy sometimes so I am trying to figure out a way to timeout a send
> (messageProducer.send()).  I just found the method in the
> ActiveMQConnectionFactory called setSendTimeout(int timeout).  I am now
> using that method (and passing it a value of 1), but nothing is timing
> out.  I am testing the timeouts by doing the following:
> 1. Start ActiveMQ
> 2. Connect to the queue.
> 3. Stop ActiveMQ
> 4. Send a message to ActiveMQ
> The desired result is that after step 4 the message sending will reach the
> timeout and then stop trying to send.  What actually happens is the
> message sending enters an infinite loop and never returns from the send()
> method.
> Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong, or what is wrong with ActiveMQ? 
> Thanks in advance!

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