From version 8.1, BizTalk360 has the capability to allow users to monitor Queues such as MSMQ and Azure Service Bus Queues. In this article, we will take a detailed look at the Azure Service Bus Queues section and the different components available in this section. In order to be able to monitor the Azure Service Bus Queues (and MSMQ) by the  normal user, the major prerequisite is that the user should be granted permissions to be able to access the Azure Service Bus Queues monitoring. To achieve this, please follow the steps mentioned in this article.


Let's take a detailed look at the Azure Service Bus Queues section:

  1. Log into BizTalk360
  2. Click Monitoring on the top of the left navigation menu
  3. Expand Manage Mapping and select Queues
  4. You will see the screen as shown below. Select Azure Service Bus Queues tab

azure service bus queue monitoring in biztalk360


  1. Select Alarm- This is the first step to be performed in BizTalk360 when you are setting up monitoring. Please refer this article to create a new alarm in BizTalk360. You can choose the alarm from the drop down to configure rules for Azure Service Bus Queue for monitoring.
  2. New Queue - You can add a new queue to your monitoring list. Clicking this button will open the "Queue Monitoring Rules" blade
  3. Delete - To delete the queue(s) from your monitoring list, select the check box against the queue(s) you wish to remove and click delete
  4. Azure Service Bus Queues Details - The grid will display the information about the Azure Service Bus queues. You can get the details such as:
    • Threshold Status - Displays the current status of the queue based on your monitoring rules. BizTalk360 displays 4 types of status like    
    • Queue Name
    • Queue Size
    • Queue Status
    • Messages
    • Active Message
    • Scheduled Messages
    • Transfer Messages
    • Dead Letters
    • CONFIG - Option to edit the threshold configurations of the queue