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MQ Visual Edit V2.1.0 Released

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Visual Edit v2.1.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Visual Edit V2. MQ Visual Edit allows users to view, manipulate and manage messages in a queue of a IBM MQ queue manager and presents the data in a simplified […]

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MQ Visual Browse V2.1.0 Released

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Visual Browse v2.1.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Visual Browse V2. MQ Visual Browse allows users to view messages in a queue of a IBM MQ queue manager and presents the data in a simplified format similar to […]

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End of Service Date for MQ Visual Edit/Browse v1.6.5

MQ Visual Edit v1.6.5 and MQ Visual Browse v1.6.5 were released on May 5th, 2015. MQ Visual Edit v2.0.0 and MQ Visual Browse v2.0.0 were released on October 3rd, 2016. Therefore, support for MQ Visual Edit v1.6.5 and MQ Visual Browse v1.6.5 will end on December 31st, 2016 for individual licenses. If your company has […]

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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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MQ Visual Edit V2 Colored Topic Messages

After the noise from last night, I thought the world could use some color. 🙂 Opening (subscribing to) an MQ Topic can be done just like opening an MQ Queue but a user can also open (subscribe to) a topic with a wild card (either ‘#’ or ‘+’). So, I decided that when the user […]

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T.Rob Wyatt’s MQ Password/CHLAUTH Research

T.Rob Wyatt of IoPT Consulting has published an extremely extensive blog posting on the use of UserID/Password and CHLAUTH rules with IBM MQ V8 and V9. You can find it here: https://t-rob.net/2016/10/25/mq-idpwos-chlauth-exec-summary/ He did huge number and variety of tests against 9 different releases of MQ. A big thumbs up for the effort in creating […]

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Roger Lacroix’s MQTC Session Video

Here is the third video that my daughters, Courtney and Sarah, recorded at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.6. Here’s Roger Lacroix’s MQ Visual Edit V2 – The Next Generation session: The presentation for MQ Visual Edit V2 – The Next Generation session can be found at: http://www.mqtechconference.com/sessions_v2016.html Note: All the videos can be found on my […]

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A Prime Example of Bad Security Information

This morning I noticed a new blog posting over at IBM’s MQdev Blog called Compiling IBM MQ sample programs on AIX platform using XL C/C++ Compiler by Prema Laxmanachar. This is a prime example of someone starting out with a good intentions but takes a short-cut and ends up writing an extremely bad MQ security […]

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T.Rob Wyatt’s MQTC Session Video

Here is the second video that my daughters, Courtney and Sarah, recorded at MQ Technical Conference v2.0.1.6. This session by T.Rob Wyatt is a MUST watch video for IT mangers, MQ mangers and Application Managers of any and all organizations that use IBM MQ. Here’s T.Rob Wyatt’s Check list of Top MQ Security Outstanding Bugs/Issues/Gotchas […]

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