Archive for the Category: Unix

Server Jenga? No, Recycling Time

Capitalware’s server room is not very big and I got tried of tripping over and moving dead and/or obsolete servers around. So, today I decided to get rid of bunch of servers and an old Sun monitor that Capitalware no longer requires. I decided it would be funny to make a jenga stack of the […]

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IBM MQ FixPack 8.0.0.7 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 8.0.0.7 for IBM MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22005832 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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MQ Channel Encryption Product Advisory

It has been discovered that very small TSH segments will cause MQCEJ (Java/JMS) and MQCEDN (.NET) to throw an exception. The issue has been fixed and a product update is available. To get the latest Capitalware commercial product release, send an email to support@capitalware.com and we will send you the latest release of the product. […]

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IBM MQ V9 – New CVEs

A new vulnerability has been logged: CVE-2017-1337. IBM MQ V9.0.1 and V9.0.2 Java/JMS application can incorrectly transmit user credentials in plain text. Another new vulnerability has been logged: CVE-2017-1284. IBM MQ V9.0.1 and V9.0.2 could allow a local user with ability to run or enable trace, to obtain sensitive information from WebSphere Application Server traces […]

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MQ API Verbs that IBM Forgot!!

Every couple of months, I get an email from someone asking me if they can use MQAUSX client-side security exit with IBM MQ V8 or V9 to perform authentication via CONNAUTH. The answer is no – the MQAUSX client-side security exit only works with the MQAUSX server-side security exit. IBM added the MQCSP (Connection Security […]

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SQLite v3.19.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.19.0. http://www.sqlite.org/news.html SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine. SQLite is the most widely deployed SQL database engine in the world. The source code for SQLite is in the public domain. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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IBM MQ FixPack 9.0.0.1 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 9.0.0.1 for IBM MQ V9.0 LTS http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043467 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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MQ End of Service Dates

So, what version of IBM MQ (aka WebSphere MQ & MQSeries) are you running? Are you behind in upgrading your release of MQ? Everybody “should be” running IBM MQ v7.5, v8.0 or v9.0, if you want support from IBM. In case it has slipped your mind, here is a list of IBM MQ releases and […]

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RFE – Add support for “$SYS Topic” messages to MQXR component

Please review and vote for this RFE if you think it’s a good idea. The link below will take you directly there. Headline: Add support for “$SYS Topic” messages to MQXR component of IBM MQ URL to review the RFE and Vote for it if you like: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=103608 Description: For the MQXR component (MQTT Broker), […]

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RFE – Add QM name and channel MCAUSER attribute to be passed to JAAS modules

Please review and vote for this RFE if you think it’s a good idea. The link below will take you directly there. Headline: Add queue manager name and channel MCAUSER attribute to be passed to JAAS modules URL to review the RFE and Vote for it if you like: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=103607 Description: For MQTT and AMQP […]

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