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RE: System i Message monitors



fixed

I have an RPG program that I'm sure I didn't write that can identify jobs in
a certain status.

It runs in a CLP that keeps itself active, we look for MSGW, then use easy
tool 400 to send an email.

I can post it if you'd like.

Jack

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From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Wiant
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 5:17 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: RE: System i Message monitors

As mentioned by others, it's not that difficult to use QMHRCVM to wait on
QSYSOPR and examine every message that comes in. Then the program doing so
can examine the message id, severity, type, etc. and make decisions. That
part is easy. The harder part is filtering so that whatever action is
desired is taken for some but not for others. Since storage levels and such
things as cache battery warnings come through the QSYSOPR message queue,
notifications can be sent via SNDDST or other methods.

The QMHRCVM API is simple to work with. The only constraint is that if it's
waiting on messages from QSYSOPR no other process can allocate that message
queue. Normally this is not an issue.

As far as 3rd part software goes, eView is one I know has the capacity to
monitor messages and many other system activities - but I don't personally
know a lot about it and couldn't recommend it myself.

Hope this helps

James P. Wiant
Test System Administrator
 
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-----Original Message-----
From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Dave Boettcher
Sent: Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:42 AM
To: Midrange-L
Subject: System i Message monitors


Good afternoon,

We're interested in finding software that monitors messages on our System I
partitions and notifies us in some way.

I've found SNDTWEET from Kisco and some software from NYCO in the UK.

Are there others? Does anyone know price ranges for any of these? Any
recommendations or cautions?

Just looking right now.

Thanks for your help,

Thanks,

Dave B


The true judge of a person's character is how he treats those who can do
nothing for him. - Unknown


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