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ActiveMQ example source code file (CommandMessageListener.java)

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The ActiveMQ CommandMessageListener.java source code

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package org.apache.activemq.broker.util;

import java.io.IOException;

import javax.jms.Destination;
import javax.jms.JMSException;
import javax.jms.Message;
import javax.jms.MessageListener;
import javax.jms.MessageProducer;
import javax.jms.Session;
import javax.jms.TextMessage;

import org.apache.activemq.command.ActiveMQTextMessage;
import org.apache.activemq.util.FactoryFinder;
import org.slf4j.Logger;
import org.slf4j.LoggerFactory;

public class CommandMessageListener implements MessageListener {
    private static final Logger LOG = LoggerFactory.getLogger(CommandMessageListener.class);

    private Session session;
    private MessageProducer producer;
    private CommandHandler handler;

    public CommandMessageListener(Session session) {
        this.session = session;

    public void onMessage(Message message) {
        if (LOG.isDebugEnabled()) {
            LOG.debug("Received command: " + message);
        if (message instanceof TextMessage) {
            TextMessage request = (TextMessage)message;
            try {
                Destination replyTo = message.getJMSReplyTo();
                if (replyTo == null) {
                    LOG.warn("Ignored message as no JMSReplyTo set: " + message);
                Message response = processCommand(request);
                addReplyHeaders(request, response);
                getProducer().send(replyTo, response);
            } catch (Exception e) {
                LOG.error("Failed to process message due to: " + e + ". Message: " + message, e);
        } else {
            LOG.warn("Ignoring invalid message: " + message);

    protected void addReplyHeaders(TextMessage request, Message response) throws JMSException {
        String correlationID = request.getJMSCorrelationID();
        if (correlationID != null) {

     * Processes an incoming JMS message returning the response message
    public Message processCommand(TextMessage request) throws Exception {
        TextMessage response = session.createTextMessage();
        getHandler().processCommand(request, response);
        return response;

     * Processes an incoming command from a console and returning the text to
     * output
    public String processCommandText(String line) throws Exception {
        TextMessage request = new ActiveMQTextMessage();
        TextMessage response = new ActiveMQTextMessage();
        getHandler().processCommand(request, response);
        return response.getText();

    public Session getSession() {
        return session;

    public MessageProducer getProducer() throws JMSException {
        if (producer == null) {
            producer = getSession().createProducer(null);
        return producer;

    public CommandHandler getHandler() throws IllegalAccessException, IOException, InstantiationException, ClassNotFoundException {
        if (handler == null) {
            handler = createHandler();
        return handler;

    private CommandHandler createHandler() throws IllegalAccessException, IOException, ClassNotFoundException, InstantiationException {
        FactoryFinder factoryFinder = new FactoryFinder("META-INF/services/org/apache/activemq/broker/");
        return (CommandHandler)factoryFinder.newInstance("agent");

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