There is no such option in JBossMQ.
You are correct there should be.
Post it as a feature request at
You can get the queue size by looking at
The queues and topics are in the
Not knowing much about JMX, can I get this info programmatically (aside from parsing the response of an http query on that URL)?
Yes. You can get it from the MBeanServer yourself.
Or if you want remote access you'll need a connector.