05 Feb 2013
February 5, 2013

MQ Explorer Configuration Examples

February 5, 2013 IBM, WebSphere MQ 0 Comment

This guide started off on how to access a local QM on Linux using MQ Explorer.Then it morphed into a great little article on my experiences. In this article I cover how to allow connections from MQ Explorer and to secure what WMQ objects can be accessed. I thought it was about time I documented.. read more →

05 Feb 2013
February 5, 2013

How to install MQ Explorer

February 5, 2013 IBM, WebSphere MQ 0 Comment

MQ Explorer is included with an MQ server installation and is also available for download as SupportPac MS0T. At the time of writing the latest Windows install is called ms0t_mqexplorer_75_windows.zip  (200 MB) You can install this on a number of platforms. Install MQExplorer both on the server (Linux for example) and a client windows machine.. read more →

There are two solutions, check (A) for config issues and (B) for architecture issues. ./mqlicense.sh: line 176: ./lap/jre/ibm-java-x86_64-60/jre/bin/java: cannot execute binary file   ERROR: Installation will not succeed unless the license agreement can be accepted. If the error was caused by a display problem, read the license agreement file (LA_xx, where xx represents your language.. read more →

I was asked a question by a customer late last night. “OK Dumb question 1 What is the fundamental difference between MQ and MB? Aren’t both technically ESB’s? MQ has the ability to do limited transforms, is it just the degree of capability? Just a few words at the start of both differentiating them would.. read more →

If you have upgraded or are about to upgrade to WebSphere MQ 7.5 – And you have a very high throughput where a large number of messages may reside on a Queue then you may well hit some performance issues. A performance test in an MQ Cluster environment was severely degraded as messages built up.. read more →

WASX7017E: Exception received while running file “C:/scripts/audit-wmq.py”; exception information: com.ibm.ws.scriping.ScriptingException: WASX7080E: Invalid attributes specified for type “MQQueue” — “queueName” This error occurs when you are using AdminConfig to modify an MQQueue in WAS. Problem is you have used the wrong property. When you use AdminTask functions thay often change the names of the properties and.. read more →

When I was tailing a SystemOut.log for a WebSphere Application Server member on WAS 7 ND,  I found an entry “WMSG1611I: The installed level of the WebSphere MQ messaging provider is 7.0.1.4. ” being displayed when the appreciation server started up and often I have wanted to explain what this means. Well, here it is… read more →