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Simultaneous "Imsimta Qm Start/Stop" on Multiple Channels Does Not Work as Expected (Doc ID 1006829.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 5.2.0 and later
All Platforms


In Messaging Server, it is possible to start or stop MTA channels using the imsimta qm utility. The imsimta qm command provides sub-commands to inspect and/or manipulate the channel queues as well as the messages in the queues.

When used in interactive mode, the following would be the expected output of stopping or starting a channel:

#./imsimta qm stop tcp_local
%QM-I-STOPPED, channel stopped

#./imsimta qm start tcp_local
%QM-I-STARTED, channel started

However, when running multiple imsimta qm commands at the same time, one or more of the following error messages may be observed (depending on the command issued) :

# ./imsimta qm  stop tcp_local
%QM-E-NOTSTOPPED, unable to stop the channel; cannot update the hold list

The behavior described can be reproduced when the command is issued on multiple channels in the MTA at the same time.


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