Metric_Name_Is_Badly_Formed message for MQ Node Statistics

Document ID : KB000091947
Last Modified Date : 14/08/2018
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Issue:
Seeing many of the the following message in the MQ log file:
3/12/18 01:08:08 PM EDT [ERROR] [com.wily.powerpack.websphereMQ.agent.MQMonitor.MBMonitor.MBTreeUtil] Metric_Name_Is_Badly_Formed[WebSphere Message Broker |paa11|JKLMNO1|Execution Groups|QEGB11|Message Flows|com.trp.bny.SimpleParse_MainFlow|Node Statistics||]

I get these messages every 20 seconds, so the log rolls over quickly. I upgraded to 10.3 recently and did not see these before.
Environment:
APM 10.3-10.7
Cause:
APM agent not recognizing “---“ in node names
Resolution:
The Customer's MQ Team changed the event logging to log4j.

This resolved the issue The monitor names are created by default based on the node names. Node names can have “---“ in their names and even the event monitors.

So the APM agent was unable to recognize the event monitor names associated with “---“.
Starting in APM 10.7 SP1 will be able to to recognize the event monitor names associated with “---“.