Archive for the Category: z/OS

Pres. Trump says gov’t agencies need better security – MQ security too?

The other day, U.S. President Donald Trump said: the government agencies need to better protect their networks. Most of the U.S. government agencies use IBM MQ for their messaging middleware. Application messages that traverse their MQ environment contain confidential and highly secure information. As many of you know, A basic setup of IBM MQ Server […]

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Speeding Up Channel Exits for MQ on z/OS

Tony Sharkey of IBM has an excellent write up on how to improve the loading times of channel exits written in C for MQ on z/OS. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/messaging/entry/Do_you_use_channel_exits_written_in_C_on_your_z_OS_queue_manager All of Capitalware channel exits are written in C. Therefore, any customers using the following channel exits, I strongly suggest you read Tony Sharkey’s article. z/OS Commercial Products: […]

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Capitalware Products 2016 Release Train

Yesterday, Capitalware Inc. released updates to all of the products that involve MQ Exits. Blog posting for product releases: MQ Auditor v2.4.0 MQ Authenticate User Security Exit v3.2.0 MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS v3.2.0 MQ Channel Encryption v3.1.2 MQ Channel Encryption for z/OS v3.1.2 MQ Channel Throttler v1.0.2 MQ Message Encryption v3.3.0 MQ […]

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New: MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS v3.2.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit for z/OS v3.2.0. 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 […]

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New: MQ Channel Encryption for z/OS v3.1.2

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Channel Encryption for z/OS (z/MQCE) v3.1.2. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of z/MQCE. z/MQCE provides encryption for message data over IBM MQ channels. z/MQCE operates with Sender, Receiver, Server, Requester, Cluster-Sender, Cluster-Receiver, Server Connection and Client Connection channels of the […]

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New: MQ Standard Security Exit for z/OS v2.3.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Standard Security Exit for z/OS v2.3.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Standard Security Exit for z/OS. MQ Standard Security Exit for z/OS is a solution that allows a MQAdmin to control and restrict who is accessing an IBM […]

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Webinar: IBM MQ CONNAUTH/CHLAUTH Doesn’t Work Like You Think it Does

T.Rob Wyatt of IoPT Consulting will be giving a webinar on issues/problems with/using CONNAUTH and CHLAUTH: https://www.imwuc.org/p/ca/vi/sid=435 Date: November 30, 2016 at 01:00 PM EST Description: Native MQ password authentication (CONNAUTH) introduced in IBM MQ v8.0 has gotten off to a rough start. As of Fix Pack 8.0.0.5, the interaction between CONNAUTH and CHLAUTH has […]

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IBM MQ V9.0.1 Released

IBM has released IBM MQ V9.0.1: http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/7/649/ENUSA16-0767/index.html Highlights: – More flexible connectivity – Additional control for monitoring – Improvements in managed file transfer – Initial availability of the IBM MQ Console for administration and monitoring of IBM MQ – Initial release of a new REST API to enable the creation of new http-based tools to […]

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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 for z/OS Released

IBM has released IBM MQ V9 for z/OS: http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=ca&infotype=an&appname=iSource&supplier=897&letternum=ENUS216-206 Highlights: – Increased number of active logs – JMS support within CICS® OSGI Server – JMS support within IMS™ server – Additional pageset statistics – Improved control of messages by using message expiry – Sample for channel partner – client auditing – Sample zOSMF workflows for […]

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