Use MQGem tools with IBM MQ on IBM Cloud

Using MO71 to administer an IBM Cloud queue manager

In MO71, from the File menu, choose “Add Location…”. This will bring up an instance of the Add Location dialog. Fill in the “Queue Manager” field from the data in the table, and add a description of the location in the “Location” field.

IBM Cloud MO71 Add Location

MO71 Add Location dialog

Check the “Client” box and click on the button “Configure” to fill in the remote connection details. You will need to fill in the “Channel Name” and “Connection Name” fields from the data in the table. Click OK on that dialog, and go back to the Add Location dialog.

IBM Cloud MO71 Client Channel

Configuring the Client Channel to connect to your QMgr

Change to the “Security” tab, and check the “Userid and Password” box, then click on the “Set Password” button and fill in the Userid and Password fields presented to you from the data in the table.

Note: If your password entry field is not wide enough to contain all the characters in these really long passwords, Windows would truncate your paste action. We have fixed this issue in the latest version of MO71. Please either ensure the window is nice and wide when you paste in your password or download the latest version of MO71.

Click OK on that dialog, go back to the Add location dialog and click on the “Add” button.

IBM Cloud MO71 Security Tab

Security Tab of Add Location dialog

Now you can double-click on the queue manager entry in your main MO71 window to connect to it and show the queue manager object, and then choose any of the others lists and dialogs that MO71 provides to show you all the resources on your queue manager.

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