RP/MSQ 5.0 (VMS)/MSQ 5.01 (VMS) - Pbm with [UN]AVAIL messages under specific conditions
(Doc ID 778110.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016
Applies to:Oracle MessageQ / MessageQ / 5.0,5.1
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DESCRIPTION: This is a MessageQ OpenVMS v.5 problem on message-based services, demonstrated by a testcase for reproduction. In the Programmer's Guide (url= http://edocs.bea.com/tuxedo/msgq/prog/ch5.htm#1022893), it says: An application program registers to receive availability messages by sending a message of type AVAIL_REG to the local Avail Server process. The Avail Server responds with a message of type AVAIL_REG_REPLY, acknowledging the notification request. After registration, the requestor immediately receives an AVAIL or UNAVAIL message indicating the current availability of the target queue. Queue availability messages provide ongoing notification when a specific queue becomes attached or detached and ***when a link is connected or lost.*** This happens under 'normal' conditions, but this escalation is focused on specific conditions where it does not happen and would probably require a New Patch. Specific conditions: - The first application (using reprod.program) attaches to a permanent queue on a group (# 2) : 2.194 (EXAMPLE_Q_2) - The second application (using reprod.program) attaches to a temporary queue on another group (# 201) : 201.202 - The 2 groups may be on the same machine, are running and connected through cross-group link - But group 201 defines (in config file) link to group 2, and group 2 does not define link to group 201 - The first application has registered (AVAIL_REG request) to local SBS in order to monitor 201.202 Then disconnecting cross-group link (MGR_UTILITY>Link Management>DC) from any of the 2 groups, prevents 2.194 to receive MSG_TYPE_UNAVAIL message. CONFIGURATION: MessageQ 5.0 MessageQ 5.1
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