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Status Not under consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 8, 2012

Create Message Broker as a service on Linux

The client requires the Linux version of WMB 8 to integrate with the OS and install as a Linux service. It should be integrated with both the command line service command and the RHEL service manager GUI. This will make the operational activities easier to support, allow WMB to start automatically at different run levels and enable operational staff to check its status. .

Idea priority High
RFE ID 23303
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Jul 26, 2021

    Idea / RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this idea has been in the status of Uncommitted Candidate / Future Consideration. Unfortunately on this occasion we have decided not to take this suggestion further forward. This suggestion was initially raised over 9 years ago and unfortunately has only gathered a single vote. In the time period since it was raised, container based architectures have started becoming the mainstream of our strategic future. As such, our architectural focus is more aligned to operators and kubernetes where a CR would play a similar role ... So, in summary we're not against ACE being controlled by outside agents, but we are not planning to productise in the fashion suggested/requested.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

  • Guest
    Aug 28, 2012

    Thanks for raising this requirement. We keen for the broker to make good use of OS facilities where possible (for example, the broker can already be run as a Windows service), and extending this by adding support for RHEL services would be a good addition. In the mean time, consider using startup or login scripts to automatically start the broker on startup. Alternatively, consider starting the broker as part of your HA configuration, through either the multi-instance support (e.g. as an MQ service) or an external HA manager (e.g. RHEL HA).