In the event that you need to troubleshoot a uniform distributed topic, you can temporarily pause all message production, insertion (in-flight messages), and consumption operations on each topic member. By temporarily pausing message production and insertion to a distributed topic, you can effectively drain all the existing messages for troubleshooting purposes, and then resume message production and insertions once the issue has been resolved.
To configure message pausing on the members of a distributed topic:
For more information about these fields, see Configuration Options.
After you finish
If you modify message pausing options on a distributed topic, you must restart the Administration Server.