• BMC Knowledge Base - Pre-filtered Searches for BMM Product Families

    For sure you all know BMC Customer Support's Knowledge Base. If you ever have entered a search term on the BMC Support Central's home page, you have used it.   However, when looking for a solution to a product p...
    Oliver Lemke
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  • MainView Middleware Monitor Focus on Features: What’s New

    BMC MainView Middleware Monitor 9.0 became available on May 21, 2020.   I am excited to announce this release of MainView Middle Monitor 9.0, the latest release of the product formerly known as TrueSight Middlew...
    Paul Spicer
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  • MainView Middleware Administrator (formerly TrueSight Middleware Administrator) Focus on Features: What’s New

    MainView Middleware Administrator V9.0(MVMA) became available on August 23, 2018.  MVMA, formerly known as TrueSight Middleware Administrator or TSMA, has joined the MainView family with this release.  MVMA ...
    Susan Rice
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  • Welcome Middleware Management Users to TrueSight Operations Management!

    Thank you for participating in the TrueSight Middleware Management Community. This will be the first to be consolidated with other TrueSight Operations Management communities to simplify the experience for participant...
    Roger Hellman
    created by Roger Hellman
  • TrueSight Middleware Management - How-To Videos on YouTube

    Quickly wanted to share this with you.   Check out the TrueSight Middleware Management | How-To Videos playlist on YouTube for a collection of How-To Videos covering the TrueSight Middleware Management solutions...
    Oliver Lemke
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  • DataPower® Monitoring Privileges Explained

      The DataPower® XI50 and XI52 are appliances designed to act as Enterprise Service Buses  (ESBs) that take in messages from various sources (HTTP, MQ, TIBCO EMS, WAS SIB). You can configure Policies to...
    Terry House
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  • How to identify template associations with unmonitored objects

    When objects (queue managers, queues, etc.) are associated with a history template, event template or a logical type those associations remains regardless of whether the object is registered for monitoring.   On...
    Brad Boldon
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  • Understanding Discovery and Object States

    New to BMC TrueSight Middleware and Transaction Monitor 8.0.00 is the concept that each object has a state.   The states are ADDED, CONFIRMED, NOT-FOUND, DEPRECATED, and DELETED.   The addition of an o...
    Brad Boldon
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  • Restoring an agent

    Backing up critical data is an important aspect of any production level IT environment.   However, backing up the data is only half the picture; you must be able to restore it as well.    Bein...
    Brad Boldon
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  • What is a discovery sweep and when would you do one?

      What is a discovery sweep and when would you do one?   Beginning with BMC TrueSight Middleware and Transaction Monitor 8.0.00 you may configure the WebSphere MQ monitoring extensions to discover MQ ...
    Brad Boldon
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  • BMC Middleware Management Product Naming Explained

    The BMC Middleware Management products have undergone several name and package changes in the past few years.  This situation has created some confusion among customers that are trying to identify their licensed ...
    Randal Zoeller
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  • Monitoring Message Broker Message Flows with BMC Middleware Monitoring

    The Problem IBM WebSphere Message Broker provides considerable flexibility for controlling resource usage of Message Flows through the Additional Instances.  The appropriate setting depends on the internal perfor...
    Eric Olson
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  • BMM-Administration – Quick Route to Value

    So you have just downloaded and installed BMC Middleware Management – Administration (BMM-Admin).   As most Americans, you want to get things running, as fast as possible, without reading the Installation ...
    Ross Cochran
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  • Four Easy Steps to Transaction Tracing

    Right Sizing for Success   In my brief essay on What is Middleware? I touched on some of the advantages and consequences of shifting the complexity of software function out of applications into middleware. In Are...
    Uwe Rudloff
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  • WebSphere Message Broker - Execution Group Summary

    Did you ever want to see how the execution groups are performing within your WebSphere Message Broker without having to go through performance data execution group by execution group? Did you?   Well as it turns...
    Terry House
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  • Look at the pretty colors!

    Now that you successfully implemented your BMC Middleware Monitoring (BMM) solution and are generating alerts for problems detected in your WebSphere MQ (WMQ), DataPower, WebSphere Message Broker (WMB), TIBCO EMS, and...
    Terry House
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  • BMM Administration and Scheduling a Change

    Many may ask how to schedule a change inside WebSphere MQ using BMC’s BMM-Administration solution.   Please review the attached pre-recorded WebEx to see how simple it is; to alter an MQ object.   ht...
    Ross Cochran
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  • An APM Story (featuring Middleware Monitoring, Application Transaction Tracing, ProactiveNet Performance Management, and End User Experience Management)

    Once upon a time, a little programmer wrote a letter to Santa. The letter never arrived and the little programmer was broken hearted. Santa was not pleased because he wanted everyone who believed in him and wrote to&#...
    Terry House
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  • BMC Middleware Management – Transaction Tracing - Customer Success Story

    BATT Introduction   COMPANY XYZ is a theoretical company providing a full range of highly competitive financial products.  COMPANY XYZ is a long term BMC customer with a need for transaction tracing.  ...
    Ross Cochran
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  • MainView for WebSphere MQ – BMC Extensions for WebSphere MQ (MQE)

    Introduction     For many years IBM has supplied an MQ exit for gathering MQ performance statistics.  This has been great for MQ in the distributed world, but not so great for MQ in the z/OS world; bec...
    Ross Cochran
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