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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 13, 2018

IBM MQ SMF 115 enhancement - add puts and gets at the queue level

While using the MP1B support pac to process our SMF115 records, we find that the total PUTs, PUT1's and GETs statistics in each interval are valuable, but would like to be able to drill down to the queue level (i.e. find out which specific queues are being filled and emptied at what times and what rates). It would help significantly in some of our diagnostics efforts.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 124736
RFE Product IBM MQ
  • Admin
    Matthew Leming
    Sep 19, 2023

    Delivered in 9.3.3.

  • Guest
    Sep 18, 2018

    I strongly agree to the need which will enhance our capability to be well administrating MQ in z/OS. Please make it happen to benefit all z/OS MQ customers. Thanks.

  • Guest
    Sep 17, 2018

    Over the years and from many customers I have often heard similar requests but this time someone took to time to make the formal requests. What I have heard asked for includes:

    1) A new SMF 115 subtype for queue levels statistics that are independent of the task level queue accounting.
    2) Controlled at the queue level.
    3) The records would include, but not limited to:
    a) Base queue name
    b) Counts of all MQ API requests for the interval (5 MQOPENs, 4 MQCLOSEs, etc.)
    c) Counts of the successful requests
    d) Total bytes processed by the gets and puts
    e) Counts of persistent requests
    f) Counts of persistent and non persistent bytes processed for gets and puts

    As we have often seen customers struggle with the issues around RESET QSTATS and who need this type of information over a longer duration than they can capture the task accounting records for, this would be a real benefit to many for trend analysis and initial problem determination.