IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics, Version

Messaging Engines attributes

The Messaging Engines attributes display aggregated information about the performance of the messaging engines supported by WebSphere server.

The attributes within this group are used to build the Messaging Engines workspace.

For information about WebSphere PMI metrics, see WebSphere PMI Attribute Mapping.

Attributes in this group are only provided for WAS version 6.0 or later.

Average Local Wait Time (ms)

The time spent by messages on this durable subscription at consumption. If this time is not what was expected, view the message using the admin console to decide what action needs to be taken. Format is positive integer.

Expired Messages

The number of report enabled messages that expired while on this queue. Format is positive integer.

Incomplete Topic Publications

The number of publications not yet received by all current subscribers. If this number is unexpected, view the publication using the admin console to take any actions. Format is positive integer.

Instrumentation Level

The instrumentation level for the messaging engines. For WebSphere 6 or higher, the valid values are None, Basic, Extended, All, Custom. Blank if no instrumentation level is set.

Interval (sec)

The length (in seconds) of the sampling interval. Format is positive integer.

Messaging Engine Name

The name of the message engine. Alphanumeric string.

Node Name

The name of the system on which the server is running. The value format is an alphanumeric string, with a maximum of 256 characters.

Origin Node

The name of the server subnode. Alphanumeric string. Maximum 128 characters.

Sample Date and Time

The date and time the Tivoli Enterprise Management Agent collected the data. The valid format is a 12-character timestamp. For the STR and SCAN functions, the format is MM/DD/YY HH:MM:SS; the following table shows the values contained in this character string:

Format of the 12-character timestamp

Character String Meaning
MM Month
DD Day
YY Year
HH Hour
MM Minute
SS Second

Example: 09/13/06 18:32:03 indicates the data was collected on September 13, 2006, at 18:32:03.

This attribute was designed for logging and reporting data-collection times rather than for creating situations. To specify a time and date for comparison and testing, use attributes from the Universal Time or Local Time groups.

Server Name

The name of the application server. Alphanumeric string.


The status of the message engine. Format is positive integer.

Summary of All Applications

Whether this row is a summary row of statistical totals for all messaging engines. Valid values are No and Yes.

Total Published

The total number of publications to the message engines. Format is positive integer.

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Attributes for ITCAM Agent for WebSphere Applications