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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 14, 2022

Alert mechanism for when Active BPs reach a certain threshold

Customizable alert mechanism of Active BPs - When Active BPs reach a certain threshold alert email should be sent.

If we get this option in IBM B2Bi, it will be of great help as it is a proactive measure for Admins / stakeholders who supports IBM B2Bi in the companies to take necessary action before everything goes downhill.

This will help to avoid production down scenarios (Specially during weekends / holiday season) and the manual work comes along with it.

Please upvote if you feel this would benefit other organizations who uses / depends on IBM B2Bi.

What is your industry? Electronics
How will this idea be used?

When the alert mechanism schedule is activated by SI Admin, BP should run every XX mins and check of the number of Active BPs in the Production server. Example: If the threshold of Active BP is set 2000 (this should be customizable as the threshold varies from company to company based on their IBM B2Bi architecture), when the Active BPs are more than 2000, email alert should be sent to the team / Admin. Admin can check server and process the files or contact OS / Network teams to resolve the issues. Otherwise the BPs get piled up and starts failing with "Too Many Files Open" error & server will hang / system down.

  • Admin
    Ryan Wood
    Sep 30, 2022

    Thank you for participating in the request for enhancement community. At this time we are unable to prioritize this request in the short term, however, we will continue to monitor this for customer interest. Please also consider reaching out to your sales representative as there are monitoring options, such as IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor and/or custom development against the database that can provide insight into a "runaway BP"