Glen Brumbaugh will be Speaking at MQTC v2.0.1.5

More news. Glen Brumbaugh of TxMQ will be speaking at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.5 (MQTC).

    Glen Brumbaugh’ Sessions:

  • SOA, APIs, and MQ
  • MQ Performance Tuning
  • SSL/TLS: Using and Managing Certificates

For more information about MQTC, please go to:
http://www.mqtechconference.com

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Lyn Elkins will be Speaking at MQTC v2.0.1.5

Great news. Lyn Elkins of IBM will be speaking at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.5 (MQTC).

    Lyn Elkins’ Sessions:

  • MQ for z/OS – Taking advantage of the platform
  • MQ for z/OS – An introduction to tuning and queue manager management
  • MQ for z/OS – An introduction to tuning applications for performance
  • MQ for z/OS – The V8 SMF data

For more information about MQTC, please go to:
http://www.mqtechconference.com

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Getting Answers to Questions about IBM MQ V8.0

As people start to look into upgrading their MQ environment to IBM MQ V8, they will likely have a lot of questions like “what’s new” and “what’s changed”. In the MQ Knowledge Center, IBM has 2 sections that will help answers those questions (plus many more):

Those 2 links should get everyone moving in the right direction.

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Trojanized, Info-Stealing PuTTY Version Lurking Online

Since a large portion of the MQ community uses PuTTY to connect to their remote servers, please be careful where you download PuTTY from. Here is an article about a malicious version of PuTTY:
http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=3041

The bottom-line is that you should ONLY be downloading PuTTY from the author’s web site at:
http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Suganya Rane and Sandeep Chellingi will be Speaking at MQTC v2.0.1.5

Suganya Rane and Sandeep Chellingi of Prolifics will be speaking at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.5 (MQTC).

    Suganya Rane’s Sessions:

  • Architecting & Tuning IIB / eXtreme Scale for Maximum Performance and Reliability
  • Top Ten ways to improve your MQ/IIB environment
    Sandeep Chellingi’s Sessions:

  • Pure pattern for MQ & IIB components
  • The new MQ Appliance as a “Messaging in a Box” and “MQ/MFT Hub” solution

For more information about MQTC, please go to:
http://www.mqtechconference.com

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Chris Frank’s Sessions for MQTC v2.0.1.5

Chris Frank of IBM will be speaking at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.5 (MQTC). Chris Frank will be presenting the following sessions at MQTC:

  • Mysteries of the Distributed MQ Logger
  • Flexible MQ Topologies in IBM Integration Bus V10
  • MQ Appliance Administration Using the IBM MQ Console

For more information about MQTC, please go to:
http://www.mqtechconference.com

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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IBM Hursley is Sending 3 speakers to MQTC v2.0.1.5

The IBM MQ Labs in Hursley, UK will be sending the following 3 speakers to MQTC v2.0.1.5: Mark Taylor, Dave Ware, Matthew Whitehead.

    Mark Taylor’s Sessions:

  • What’s New in IBM Messaging
  • MQ Integration with Directory Services
  • PCF Programming
  • Where is my Message?
    Dave Ware’s Sessions:

  • An introduction to MQ publish/subscribe
  • Using publish/subscribe in an MQ network
  • What can you achieve with MQ clusters?
  • MQ Appliance
    Matthew Whitehead’s Sessions:

  • An Introduction to MQ Light, MQ beta support for AMQP, and Bluemix
  • An Introduction to JMS 2.0 in MQ V8
  • A third MQ session

For more information about MQTC, please go to:
http://www.mqtechconference.com

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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WebSphere MQ FixPack 7.5.0.5 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 7.5.0.5 for WebSphere MQ
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21883670

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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New: MQ Authenticate User Security Exit v3.0.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit v3.0.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit. MQ Authenticate User Security Exit is a solution that allows a company to fully authenticate a user who is accessing a WebSphere MQ resource. It authenticates the user’s UserID and Password (and possibly Domain Name) against the server’s native OS system, LDAP server, Microsoft’s Active Directory, Quest Authentication Services, Centrify’s DirectControl or an encrypted MQAUSX FBA file.

For more information about MQ Authenticate User Security Exit go to:
http://www.capitalware.com/mqausx_overview.html

Changes for MQ Authenticate User Security Exit v3.0.0:

    Server-side:

  • Added support for Queue Manager Password Authentication (new keywords: UseQMgrPwd & QMgrPwd)
  • Added support for Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) for Unix and Linux (new keywords: UsePAM & PAMService)
  • Ability to monitor for excessive client connections (ECC) and then generate an alert (new keywords: UseECC, ECCWarnCount & ECCInterval)
  • Fixed an issue with shared memory on Windows
  • Fixed an issue with the installer script on Windows missing the mqausx_MI.dll file
    Client-side:

  • Fixed an issue with the .NET MQAUSX component using the MQAUSX_CLNT environment variable

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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New: MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS v3.0.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS v3.0.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS. MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS is a solution that allows a company to fully authenticate a user who is accessing a WebSphere MQ for z/OS resource. It authenticates the user’s UserID and Password against the native z/OS system or an encrypted MQAUSX FBA file.

For more information about MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS go to:
http://www.capitalware.com/mqausx_zos_overview.html

Changes for MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS v3.0.0:

    Server-side:

  • Added support for Queue Manager Password Authentication (new keywords: UseQMgrPwd & QMgrPwd)
  • Ability to monitor for excessive client connections (ECC) and then generate an alert (new keywords: UseECC, ECCWarnCount & ECCInterval)
    Client-side:

  • Fixed an issue with the .NET MQAUSX component using the MQAUSX_CLNT environment variable

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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