AS400 Message Queues Test

This test monitors the message queues on the AS400 server.

Target of the test : An AS400 Server

Agent deploying the test : An external/remote agent

Outputs of the test : One set of results for every message queue available in the configured path.

Configurable parameters for the test
Parameter Description

Test Period

How often should the test be executed.


The IP address of the host for which this test is to be configured.


The port at which the specified host listens. By default, this is NULL


This test connects to the AS400 server being monitored to extract the required metrics. Therefore, specify the name of the AS400 server to connect to in the ServerName text box.


To enable the test to login to the specified AS400 server, you need to provide the test with the credentials of a valid user to the AS400 server. Hence, specify a valid userid.


Provide the Password that corresponds to the specified UserID.

Confirm Password

Confirm the password by retyping it in the Confirm Password text box.


Indicate the full path to the message queues to be monitored.

Measurements made by the test
Measurement Description Measurement Unit Interpretation

Message length

Indicates the number of messages in the message queue.


A very high value could indicate a processing bottleneck.

Message severity

Indicates the severity of the message that is returned.


The numerical representation of the severity for a message queue may be 1-10.