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The Centreon Plugin Pack IBM MQ MQI brings 1 host template:

  • App-Ibmmq-Mqi-custom

It brings the following Service Templates:

Service AliasService TemplateDefault

Collected metrics & status​

Metric NameUnit


To take advantage of this Monitoring Pack, you must deploy the Linux MQ client library on the Poller expected to monitor IBM MQ servers. Please refer to the official IBM documentation:


  1. Install the Centreon Plugin package on every Centreon poller expected to monitor IBM MQ MQI resources:
yum install centreon-plugin-Applications-Ibmmq-Mqi
  1. On the Centreon Web interface, install the IBM MQ MQI Centreon Plugin Pack on the Configuration > Plugin Packs page.



  • Log into Centreon and add a new Host through Configuration > Hosts
  • Fill the Name, Alias & IP Address / DNS fields according to your IBM MQ MQI server settings
  • Select the App-Ibmmq-Mqi-custom template to apply to the Host
  • Once the template is applied, fill in the corresponding macros. Some macros are mandatory.
IBMMQMQIEXTRAOPTIONSSpecify a username which will run the command (Default: '--runas=centreon')
IBMMQMQIPORTIBM MQ Listening port (Default: '1414')
EXTRAOPTIONSAny extra option you may want to add to every command_line (eg. a --verbose flag))

How to check in the CLI that the configuration is OK and what are the main options for?​

Once the plugin is installed, log into your Centreon Poller CLI using the centreon-engine user account and test the Plugin by running the following command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins// \
--plugin=apps::mq::ibmmq::mqi::plugin \
--mode=queues \
--hostname='' \
--channel='' \
--port='1414' \
--runas=centreon \
--filter-name='^(?!(SYSTEM|PERL.COMMAND))' \
--warning-connections-input='' \
--critical-connections-input='' \
--warning-messages-depth='200' \
--critical-messages-depth='' \
--warning-message-oldest='' \
--critical-message-oldest='3600' \
--verbose \

The expected command output is shown below:

WARNING: current input connections: 9000 | 'queue.connections.input.count'=9000;;;0; 'queue.messages.depth.count'=20;200;;0; 'queue.message.oldest.seconds'=150;;3600;; 

This command triggers a WARNING because the size of the message queue is greater than 200 which is the warning threshold (--warning-messages-depth='200').

It would trigger a CRITICAL alarm if a message was in a queue for more than one hour / 3600 seconds (--critical-message-oldest='3600').

All available options for a given mode can be displayed by adding the --help parameter to the command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins// \
--plugin=apps::mq::ibmmq::mqi::plugin \
--mode=queues \

All available options for a given mode can be displayed by adding the --list-mode parameter to the command:

/usr/lib/centreon/plugins// \
--plugin=apps::mq::ibmmq::mqi::plugin \


Please find all the troubleshooting documentation for the Centreon Plugins in the dedicated page