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From Torsten Mielke <tors...@fusesource.com>
Subject Re: MessageListener not delivering any more messages at some point
Date Wed, 30 May 2012 09:49:31 GMT
Hhm, SMX 4.4.1 deploys ActiveMQ 5.5.1 just nicely into its OSGi container. 

On May 30, 2012, at 11:44 AM, Jeremias Maerki wrote:

> Hi Torsten,
> 
> thanks. Yes, I've made experiments with 5.5.1 on the server side but had
> trouble getting it up reliably in my OSGi environment so I'm hesitant to
> upgrade on the server side. However, the problem resides mainly in the
> client AFAICS, and that one uses 5.5.1 already. I guess I'll take a peek
> at 5.6.0 to see if it looks better there.
> 
> 
> Jeremias Maerki
> 
> 
> On 30.05.2012 11:30:04 Torsten Mielke wrote:
>> Hello,
>> 
>> ActiveMQ 5.3.0 is really old. Have you thought of upgrading to the latest broker
release 5.5.1?
>> Chances aren't too bad that your problem has been resolved. 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Torsten Mielke
>> torsten@fusesource.com
>> tmielke@blogspot.com
>> 
>> 
>> On May 30, 2012, at 11:25 AM, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
>> 
>>> No ideas? As a work-around I'm now thinking about running a scheduled
>>> task that restarts the MessageListener every hour. That's a work-around
>>> that shouldn't really be necessary, right? A colleague told me yesterday
>>> that he did exactly that in a personal project of his. So, I'm probably
>>> not the only one with this problem, although I couldn't find anything
>>> related to that on the net.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Jeremias Maerki
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 25.05.2012 12:23:54 Jeremias Maerki wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> 
>>>> I've got an ActiveMQ 5.3.0 broker running in one JVM.
>>>> 
>>>>       <transportConnectors>
>>>>           <transportConnector name="openwire" uri="tcp://localhost:19616"/>
>>>>       </transportConnectors>
>>>> 
>>>> Another application (different JVM but currently on the same machine)
>>>> connects to that broker to receive messages from a single queue through
>>>> a MessageListener:
>>>> 
>>>> failover://(tcp://localhost:19616?keepAlive=true)?startupMaxReconnectAttempts=5
>>>> 
>>>> The message frequency is rather low (5-500 per hour) and can drop to
>>>> zero over multiple hours (during the night). Every now and then, the
>>>> MessageListener simply doesn't get any more messages and we have to
>>>> restart the application for a reconnect despite the failover protocol 
>>>> (as seen above). We've tried various connection URI parameters but so
>>>> far, the issue keeps popping up every few weeks. I somehow doubt it has
>>>> to do with some timeout because, yesterday, it happened during the day
>>>> during normal business, not in the night after hours of inactivity. When
>>>> the problem happens, the message producer can still happily add new
>>>> messages which are then simply piled up.
>>>> 
>>>> We first thought that the broker would stop accepting connections at
>>>> some point but we now have a monitoring agent for Nagios that regularly
>>>> tries to connect to ActiveMQ to check if anything is wrong on that side,
>>>> but that proved to be in vain. So, everything is solid on the broker
>>>> side.
>>>> 
>>>> The client used to run ActiveMQ 5.3.0, too (just the
>>>> ActiveMQConnectionFactory, no broker). We also tried 5.5.1 on the client
>>>> side but nothing has changed.
>>>> 
>>>> I was wondering if anyone has a good idea on this problem.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks a lot,
>>>> Jeremias Maerki
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 

Torsten Mielke
torsten@fusesource.com
tmielke@blogspot.com




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