WebSphere MQ FixPack 7.1.0.6 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 7.1.0.6 for WebSphere MQ
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21691297

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

IBM i (OS/400), Linux, MQ, Unix, Windows Leave a comment

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, etc… and a Happy New Year. :)

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Fedora 21 Released

Fedora Project Contributors has just released Fedora v21.
http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/21/html/Release_Notes/index.html

Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a suite of software that makes your computer run. You can use the Fedora operating system to replace or to run alongside of other operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X. The Fedora operating system is 100% free of cost for you to enjoy and share.

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Mozilla Firefox 34.0 Released

Mozilla Firefox has just released Mozilla Firefox v34.0.
http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. To display web pages, Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements most current web standards in addition to several features that are intended to anticipate likely additions to the standards

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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FreeBSD v10.1 Released

The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has just released FreeBSD v10.1.
http://www.freebsd.org/releases/10.1R/announce.html

FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for modern server, desktop, and embedded computer platforms. FreeBSD’s code base has undergone over thirty years of continuous development, improvement, and optimization. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. FreeBSD provides advanced networking, impressive security features, and world class performance and is used by some of the world’s busiest web sites and most pervasive embedded networking and storage devices.

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Microsoft Launches Free, Unrestricted Version of Visual Studio for Small Teams

Microsoft today announced a free, unrestricted version of Visual Studio for small teams called Visual Studio Community 2013:
http://techcrunch.com/2014/11/12/microsoft-makes-visual-studio-free-for-small-teams/

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Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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Microsoft to Open Source .NET

Microsoft today announced that they will be open sourcing the full server-side .NET stack and expanding .NET to run on the Linux and Mac OS platforms.
http://news.microsoft.com/2014/11/12/microsoft-takes-net-open-source-and-cross-platform-adds-new-development-capabilities-with-visual-studio-2015-net-2015-and-visual-studio-online/

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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New: MQ Authenticate User Security Exit v2.1.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit v2.1.0. 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 v2.1.0:

    Server-side:

  • Added new CheckFinalUserID keyword. It will take the final UserID and reprocess it against UseAllowUserID, AllowUserID, UseRejectUserID, RejectUserID and Allowmqm keywords.
  • Added code to display ‘Remote’ UserID that the client application is actually running under
  • Added code to display MQAUSX client-side version, type of application (Native/DotNet/Java) and platform it is running on
  • Improved the IniFile processing speed.
  • Fixed an issue with Enterprise License key not being loaded from a License file.
  • Fixed an issue with MQAUSX not recognizing the filename specified for FBAFile keyword.
  • Tested with WMQ v8.0
  • Tested with Windows 8/8.1
    Client-side:

  • Added code to send the UserID (labeling it as Remote UserID) that the application is running under
  • Added code to send the MQAUSX version, what type of application and platform that the application is running on
  • Fixed a bug on Windows 7, GetDlgItemText buffer was not being cleared of trailing garbage
  • Fixed an issue with MQAUSXJ, MQ v8.0 and SecExitData field being null vs blank
  • Fixed an issue with MQAUSXJ being re-instantiates and a flag was set incorrectly for reuse (after a failure).
  • Tested with WMQ v8.0
  • Tested with Windows 8/8.1

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

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New: MQ Standard Security Exit v2.1.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Standard Security Exit v2.1.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Standard Security Exit. MQ Standard Security Exit is a solution that allows a MQAdmin to control and restrict who is accessing a WebSphere MQ resource.

For more information about MQ Standard Security Exit go to:
http://www.capitalware.com/mqssx_overview.html

    Changes for MQ Standard Security Exit v2.1.0:

  • Added new CheckFinalUserID keyword. It will take the final UserID and reprocess it against UseAllowUserID, AllowUserID, UseRejectUserID, RejectUserID and Allowmqm keywords.
  • Improved the IniFile processing speed.
  • Fixed an issue with Enterprise License key not being loaded from a License file.
  • Fixed an issue with MQSSX not recognizing the filename specified for FBAFile keyword.
  • Tested with WMQ v8.0
  • Tested with Windows 8/8.1

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

Capitalware, IBM i (OS/400), Linux, MQ, Security, Unix, Windows Leave a comment

New: MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS v2.1.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS v2.1.0. 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 v2.1.0:

    Server-side:

  • Added new CheckFinalUserID keyword. It will take the final UserID and reprocess it against UseAllowUserID, AllowUserID, UseRejectUserID, RejectUserID and Allowmqm keywords.
  • Added code to display ‘Remote’ UserID that the client application is actually running under
  • Added code to display MQAUSX client-side version, type of application (Native/DotNet/Java) and platform it is running on
  • Fixed a bug with UseGroupFile on z/OS
  • Improved the IniFile processing speed.
  • Fixed an issue with Enterprise License key not being loaded from a License file.
  • Fixed an issue with MQAUSX not recognizing the filename specified for FBAFile keyword.
  • Tested with WMQ v8.0
    Client-side:

  • Added code to send the UserID (labeling it as Remote UserID) that the application is running under
  • Added code to send the MQAUSX version, what type of application and platform that the application is running on
  • Fixed a bug on Windows 7, GetDlgItemText buffer was not being cleared of trailing garbage
  • Fixed an issue with MQAUSXJ, MQ v8.0 and SecExitData field being null vs blank
  • Fixed an issue with MQAUSXJ being re-instantiates and a flag was set incorrectly for reuse (after a failure).

Regards,
Roger Lacroix
Capitalware Inc.

Capitalware, MQ, Security, z/OS Leave a comment