Why does JBoss ON continue to report a managed resource as available even when its back-end content or connection is unavailable?

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  • ConnectionFactory availability monitoring
  • The connection factory appears to be available (green flag) even when all brokers are stopped
  • How is availability working for the connection factory subsystem?
  • Datasource resource continues to be reported as available when it has no connection to a database
  • Why is availability reported as UP when the resource's back-end content or connection is not available?


  • JBoss Operations Network (ON) 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 4, 5, 6
  • JBoss Application Server (AS) 7 plug-in for JBoss ON
  • Managed resource that depends on external content such as:
    • Datasource, XADatasource, No Tx Datasource, Local Tx Datasource, XA Datasource
    • Connection Factory (Managed Server), Pooled Connection Factory (Managed Server), Connection Factory, Pooled Connection Factory, No Tx ConnectionFactory, Tx ConnectionFactory
  • Managed resource's external content is unavailable such as:
    • Connection is unavailable in a datasource's connection pool
    • Message broker is unavailable for a JMS connection factory

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