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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 7, 2021

IBM MQ Command to temporarily have MQ reset Sender/Receiver channel sequence numbers

It would be useful to have a command that can turn on a switch that would allow MQ to reset the Sender/Receiver Channel sequence numbers and then turn the switch off.

Idea priority High
Use Case
If there is a scenario where we need to Cold Start an MQ Manager, we would manually have to check the MQ logs to see each sender or receiver channel message and then reset the sequence number so the channels can successfully connect. In our production environment, we have many MQ regions that have connections to over 20 third parties and many internal distributed MQ Managers. A MQ Cold Start would cause significant application outages until the sequence numbers are reset.
RFE ID 150387
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM MQ
  • Admin
    Matthew Leming
    Jun 29, 2021

    I'm afraid this isn't something we are likely to do in the next year and a half or so. So declining.

  • Guest
    May 10, 2021

    How about just eliminating sequence numbers and the override associated with them since there is no action other than reset the sequence numbers when you get this condition.