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From Dejan Bosanac <>
Subject Re: broker config if destination may be down
Date Tue, 14 Dec 2010 10:25:40 GMT

did you check failover transport

Dejan Bosanac
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On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 11:29 PM, logosdev <> wrote:
> Hi folks, for the purposes of this question I am using activemq 5.3.1,
> non-persistent
> I would like to use the BrokerService in the normal way as a bridge between
> a local queue and a remote destination.  The trick is that the remote
> destination may or may not be up at the time the BrokerService starts.
> Currently I have no trouble starting the broker when the destination is
> reachable, but as you might expect things blow up otherwise.
> Note that I am not talking about a connection that intermittently drops
> after the initial startup - activemq seems to handle that.  I am talking
> about an unreachable destination at startup.
> Ideally, I'd like the BrokerService to automatically try to reconnect (at
> reasonable intervals), and to queue up messages until the connection can be
> made.  If this isn't possible, I'm happy to code around it - I'd just like
> some advice on what's considered the proper approach.
> How would you folks handle this?
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