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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 16, 2020

Fail transfer (do not retry) on unrecoverable STATE queue errors

We run file-to-message MFT transfers, splitting large files into multiple smaller messages using some delimiter.

If split chunks are around 40MB, everything works well.
If split chunks are bigger (e.g. 80MB):
- infinitely every few minutes:
-- destination queue agent logs an error (improved with APAR IT34486):
BFGSS0024E: The agent has received a reason code of '2031' from the message queue interface (MQI) while accessing 'SYSTEM.FTE.STATE.MFTQUEW@MFTD1'. The agent cannot continue processing and will now end.
-- afterwards destination agent restarts
-- source agent recovers the transfer instead of failing it

SYSTEM.FTE.STATE.MFTQUEW MAXMSGL is set to 104857600 (max possible value).

transferRecoveryTimeout is set to several minutes (10...30).

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 146032
RFE Product IBM MQ
  • Guest
    Jan 13, 2021

    Resolving this is something we would like to implement in a future version of MQ MFT