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Another New Feature being added to MQMR

A customer requested a new feature be added to MQ Message Replication (MQMR). A quick comment about MQMR: MQMR does not alter the original message and/or the path to the destination queue. Think of MQ as a highway and MQMR is standing at the side of the highway taking a picture of each car (aka […]

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Why isn’t my queue manager shutting down?

Here’s a good write up by Colin Paice on issues and handling of them when your queue manager won’t shutdown. https://developer.ibm.com/messaging/2017/07/28/isnt-queue-manager-shutting/ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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SQLite v3.20.0 Released

D. Richard Hipp has just released SQLite v3.20.0. 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 Broke T.Rob’s Stash!

T.Rob Wyatt has posted a blog item on how IBM broke his stash file (so to speak). You can read about it here: https://t-rob.net/2017/07/28/dude-ibm-broke-my-stash/ Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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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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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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