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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 30, 2022

FteCreateTransfer -qi working with multi instance queue manager

Hi! We'd like seeing the split option (-qi) in the FteCreateTransfer command being configured to work in a multi instance queue manager using MFT.

MFT works as expected with a multi-instance queue manager as long as the split option (-qi) is not used with the FteCreateTransfer command. When used, we see the error below:


An MQI option is incompatible with reconnectable connections.

This error indicates that the option relies on information in a queue manager that is lost during reconnection. For example, the option MQPMO_LOGICAL_ORDER, requires the queue manager to remember information about logical message ordering that is lost during reconnection.

Is there a chance having this option added so that it works with multi instance queue manager as well?

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Mark Taylor
    Nov 15, 2022

    This particular MFT features makes use of grouped messages to ensure consistency of the transfer. But that option is not compatible with reconnectable clients as information about the groups is held in the queue manager and is not available to the replacement system. This is not something we would expect to solve in the client layers

    As a result we are declining this Idea. While declined, the Idea can still be commented, upon.

  • Guest
    Oct 28, 2022

    Great! Thank you as well!

  • Admin
    Oct 28, 2022

    Hi. Thank you for the quick response. I will look into the requirement further.

  • Guest
    Oct 28, 2022

    Hi and thank you for looking into this!

    We get the mqrc 2547 at the start of the transfer. We get the error message regardless of whether we are running the fteCreateTransfer on the active or standby queue manager. So none of the multinodes manages to transfer files issuing the command when we have setup MFT to work with out multi instance queue manager.

  • Admin
    Oct 28, 2022

    Hello Magdalena,

    Thank you for raising this new idea. I would like get your thoughts on the following question.

    When do you get the mqrc 2547 - Is it at the start of the transfer it self or post the fail over of queue manager to a standby instance?

    Thank you