|VOLUME IV. – No. 4.||MONDAY, 30 APRIL, 2018||PRICE: FREE|
Welcome to the April edition of the MQGem Monthly Newsletter, bringing you company news from MQGem Software, information about the MO71, MQSCX, MQEdit, and QLOAD products, our IBM MQ training modules, and interesting articles about IBM MQ.
A new version of QLOAD, V9.0.3, was released this month with a new feature to read messages from your queue manager’s transactional logs.
A minor update was made to MO71 to support IBM MQ command Level 905.
Things are heating up for the MQTC conference later this year. Keep up-to-date by following the blog posts about it here.
Interesting IBM MQ links
Here are a few links that caught our eye this month.
- Backup IBM MQ Managed File Transfer Resource Monitor configurations
- New for MQ appliance – combine floating IP with aggregated links for maximum availability
- Why does my protocol bridge agent write a file with the directory name appended to the start?
- Easy Disaster Recovery with IBM MQ Advanced 9.0.5
- Understanding the CF information in the MQ Task accounting data
- A good way (and other ways ) of investigating performance problems
- IBM MQ in Containers – Think 2018
- MQ v9.0.5 – MFT REST API for Transfer Status
- Debug hints for MQ Rest API and CURL to get to MQ on z/OS using digital certificate
- IBM MQ: Running your world
- MQ JMS application development with Spring Boot
- Multi-cloud deployment with IBM MQ
- Long SSL and DNS requests
- What’s new in IBM MQ, March 2018
- Configuring Protocol Bridge Agent in MFT
- Querying Advanced Capability
- Should I use a shared receiver channel or use clustering to get into my QSG?
- ReadString and WriteString methods of MQMessage .NET class
- IBM MQ on IBM Cloud overview
- Understanding the MQ distributed log statistics
- New function to optionally disable TLS v1.0 connections to the queue manager
- JMS (MQRFH2) Message But The User Sees Garbage
- Handling A JMS (MQRFH2) Message in non-JMS Java Application
- Creating A JMS (MQRFH2) Message in non-JMS Java Application
- How to Connect On-Premise MQ with IBM MQ on Cloud – Live Demo and Presentation
- IBM MQ service on IBM Cloud
- MQ V9.0.5 – a new method for LDAP authorization
- MQ on IBM Cloud (MQoC)
- IBM Managed File Transfer configuration to transfer files between two systems
- ERR_CERT_WEAK_SIGNATURE_ALGORITHM using MQWEB and Chrome
- My System.Cluster.Transmit.Queue is full – but nothing is flowing
- Morag’s Quirks #2: Pub/Sub Wildcard Schemes
We share all the above links on our Twitter feed and Facebook page so if you don’t want to wait until the end-of-month newsletter, follow us on there.
There are a number of conference events where IBM MQ will be featured in the coming months. Hopefully you’ll be able to sign up to one near you and obtain some MQ technical education.
This months highlighted product information is a video showing the powerful filtering provided by MQSCX.
IBM MQ Latest Maintenance
Make sure you’re on the latest maintenance level of your version of IBM MQ. These are the latest Fix Packs at the time of going to press. Check here for the latest versions now, and here for the planned dates for the next ones.
- For V9.0.x CD, see Fix List.
- For V9.0.0 LTS, Fix Pack 3 (next 2Q 2018)
- For V8.0.0, Fix Pack 9 (next 3Q 2018).
This version will go EOS on 30th April 2020. See also
- For V7.5.0, Fix Pack 8 (next 2Q 2018).
This version went EOS on 30th April 2018. See also
- For V7.1.0, Fix Pack 9 (no plans).
This version went EOS on 30th April 2017
- For V7.0.1, Fix Pack 14 (no plans).
This version went EOS on 30th September 2015.
Handy IBM MQ Resources
If you have a question about IBM MQ that you can’t find the answer to, these resources are good places to ask your question.