IBM OMEGAMON for Messaging on z/OS
Monitor and manage z/OS-based IBM MQ and IBM Integration Bus workloads efficiently
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What can IBM OMEGAMON for Messaging on z/OS do for you


IBM® OMEGAMON® for Messaging on z/OS® monitors business application and system availability and capacity on z/OS for IBM MQ and IBM Integration Bus delivering real-time and historical data analysis such as:

  • Identify problems and automate corrective actions using pre-defined industry best practices.
  • Get statistical information like message rates, queue times, channel transmission rates, message flow elapsed and CPU times using pre-defined workspaces.
  • Messages access and content manipulation help you understand how application queues are utilized.


Improve productivity

Boost productivity and reduce administrative costs with ready-to-use capabilities such as auto-discovery and monitoring of complex IBM messaging environments.

Take remedial action

Be alerted to performance issues and avoid outages with remedial actions.

Centralized monitoring

Collect and analyze data for all your remote and local queue managers from a single vantage point.

Simplify usability

Take advantage of charts and tabular data track performance from IBM Tivoli® Enterprise Portal and an enhanced 3270 interface.

Perform message analysis

Browse message content, delete or forward messages from one queue to another.

Reduce costs

Directly link operations, test and development to help cut IT lifecycle costs.

IBM OMEGAMON for Messaging on z/OS details
Automatic discovery of IBM MQ for z/OS objects

With IBM OMEGAMON for Messaging on z/OS, domain experts can auto-discover IBM MQ objects as soon as they have been created on z/OS, including Queue Sharing groups and transmission queues. Determine if the allocated objects are correctly defined before making them available to application or subsystems.

Detailed real-time, near-term history performance reports

IBM OMEGAMON for Messaging on z/OS provides users Real-time Queue Data which includes detailed information about queues, depths, such as Process Name, Storage Class, or Tpipe Name. Quickly isolate the object that is causing problems and take remediation actions using the Tool and return the service to normal operation.

Extended MQ Application performance insights on z/OS

Use IBM OMEGAMON for Messaging on z/OS - Application Debugging to understand which transactions and programs are currently using a queue manager. With IBM OMEGAMON for Messaging on z/OS, domain experts will gain greater insights in to mainframe centric features including details on Tran/Pgm, CICS Jobs, IMS Jobs, Buffer Pools, Channel Initiators, SMDS, Page Set and Logs Data Set status.

Manipulate queued MQ messages

Provides application and domain experts access to queued IBM MQ message content with optional actions to delete or forward messages.

Simplified deployment process

Deploy and manage your OMEGAMON deployment faster through a reduction in required address spaces, configuration steps and parameters—coupled with automatic discovery of system properties during the deployment process.

Key performance indicator alerts

Quickly gain insight into current performance through product-provided situations that track key WebSphere MQ metrics.

Seamless integration as part of OMEGAMON monitoring family

Simplify monitoring and management with a single-view of the mainframe and subsystems.

Technical details

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Hardware requirements

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