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New Video by Mark Taylor on the new IBM MQ V9

Mark Taylor of IBM Hursley UK has posted a video titled IBM MQ V9 Overview. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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IBM MQ V9 Released for Distributed Platforms

IBM has released IBM MQ V9: http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=ca&infotype=an&appname=iSource&supplier=877&letternum=ENUSZP16-0205 Highlights: – Web addressable access to the Client Channel Definition Table (CCDT) – IBM MQ Managed File Transfer Protocol Bridge Enhancements – New mode of operation for IBM MQ Advanced Message Security – IBM MQ Advanced Message Security support for non-IBM Java™ Runtime Environments (JREs) – LDAP authorizations […]

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WebSphere MQ v7.1.0 End of Service Date

IBM has announced the end of service date for WebSphere MQ v7.1.0. The end of service date for WebSphere MQ v7.1.0 on distributed platforms (Linux, Unix, Windows and IBM i) is April 30, 2017. The official announcement can be found here: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg3c741503j17231u61 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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SQLite v3.12.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.12.0. 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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Another Phishing Scam

The other day, my brother’s Hotmail (Outlook.com) email account got hacked. First, I received an email from his account with the subject of ‘Favor’ and it said: I need you to do me a favor. Please reply when you get this. Not realizing that it was a hacker, I replied: “Got it”. Then I got […]

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WebSphere MQ FixPack 7.5.0.6 Released

IBM has just released FixPack 7.5.0.6 for WebSphere MQ http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21975660 Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Using MQ Batch Toolkit to Clear Many Queues

Here is another simple script that uses MQ Batch Toolkit (MQBT) to clear hundreds of queues at the same time. Let’s say you have an MQ sandbox or development queue manager that has hundreds of queues that need to be cleared nightly. If all of the queue names have the same high-level qualifier, then the […]

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Mozilla Firefox 45.0 Released

Mozilla Firefox has just released Mozilla Firefox v45.0. 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 […]

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Microsoft joins the Eclipse Foundation

Microsoft continues its new found love of open source: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/visualstudio/2016/03/08/microsoft-joins-the-eclipse-foundation/ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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Another New Feature being added to MQAUSX (and z/MQAUSX)

A customer requested a new feature be added to MQ Authenticate User Security Exit (MQAUSX). A customer asked if there was anyway to tell when a client disconnects from a queue manager. After a brief discussion with the customer, they said they had an application that accesses sensitive/confidential information and they wanted to know how […]

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