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Oracle GlassFish Server Message Queue 4.5 Administration Guide
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Part I Introduction to Message Queue Administration

1.  Administrative Tasks and Tools

2.  Quick-Start Tutorial

Part II Administrative Tasks

3.  Starting Brokers and Clients

4.  Configuring a Broker

5.  Managing a Broker

6.  Configuring and Managing Connection Services

7.  Managing Message Delivery

8.  Configuring Persistence Services

9.  Configuring and Managing Security Services

10.  Configuring and Managing Broker Clusters

11.  Managing Administered Objects

12.  Configuring and Managing Bridge Services

13.  Monitoring Broker Operations

14.  Analyzing and Tuning a Message Service

15.  Troubleshooting

Part III Reference

16.  Command Line Reference

Command Line Syntax

Broker Utility

Command Utility

General Command Utility Options

Broker Management

Connection Service Management

Connection Management

Physical Destination Management

Durable Subscription Management

Transaction Management

JMX Management

Object Manager Utility

Database Manager Utility

User Manager Utility

Bridge Manager Utility

Service Administrator Utility

Key Tool Utility

17.  Broker Properties Reference

18.  Physical Destination Property Reference

19.  Administered Object Attribute Reference

20.  JMS Resource Adapter Property Reference

21.  Metrics Information Reference

22.  JES Monitoring Framework Reference

Part IV Appendixes

A.  Distribution-Specific Locations of Message Queue Data

B.  Stability of Message Queue Interfaces

C.  HTTP/HTTPS Support

D.  JMX Support

E.  Frequently Used Command Utility Commands


Service Administrator Utility

The Service Administrator utility (imqsvcadmin) installs a broker as a Windows service. Table 16-20 lists the available subcommands.

Table 16-20 Service Administrator Subcommands

Install service
Remove service
Display startup options

Startup options can include whether the service is started manually or automatically, its location, the location of the Java runtime, and the values of arguments passed to the broker on startup (see Table 16-21).

Table 16-21 lists the options to the imqsvcadmin command.

Table 16-21 Service Administrator Options

-javahome path
Location of alternative Java runtime

Default behavior: Use runtime installed on system or bundled with Message Queue.

-jrehome path
Location of alternative Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
-vmargs arg1 [ [arg2] … ]
Additional arguments to pass to Java Virtual Machine (JVM) running broker service1


imqsvcadmin install -vmargs "-Xms16m -Xmx128m"

-args arg1 [ [arg2] … ]
Additional command line arguments to pass to broker service1


imqsvcadmin install -args "-passfile d:\\imqpassfile"

See Broker Utility for information about broker command line arguments.

Display usage help2

1These arguments can also be specified in the Start Parameters field under the General tab in the service’s Properties window (reached by way of the Services tool in the Windows Administrative Tools control panel).

2Any other options specified on the command line are ignored.

Any information you specify using the -javahome, -vmargs, and -args options is stored in the Windows registry under the keys JREHome, JVMArgs, and ServiceArgs in the path