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Using the Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), counts the number of messages in an Amazon SQS queue.

Input Ports

Output Ports


This transformer outputs all features that enter the transformer, plus the following attributes:

  • sqs_count: The approximate total number of messages in the queue.
  • sqs_count_visible: The approximate number of visible messages in the queue.


Amazon Simple Queue Service Parameters


Working with SQS

For more information about sending messages using the Simple Queue Service (SQS), see the Amazon Simple Queue Service Subscriber in the FME Server Reference Manual.

Editing Transformer Parameters

Using a set of menu options, transformer parameters can be assigned by referencing other elements in the workspace. More advanced functions, such as an advanced editor and an arithmetic editor, are also available in some transformers. To access a menu of these options, click beside the applicable parameter. For more information, see Transformer Parameter Menu Options.

Transformer Categories

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FME Licensing Level

FME Professional edition and above

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