There are various ways to monitor ActiveMQ. If you are on version 4.2 or later of ActiveMQ you can then monitor ActiveMQ using the Web Console by pointing your browser at
|From ActiveMQ 5.8 onwards the web apps is secured out of the box.|
The default username and password is admin/admin. You can configure this in the conf/jetty-real.properties file.
Or you can use the JMX support to view the running state of ActiveMQ.