Archive for the Category: Java

Autonomous Lost Message Notifier

All too often, I and the world of MQAdmins hear architects, programmers, support personal, etc. say: MQ has lost my message. Where is my message? What happened to the reply message for the request message? If you need to track or audit messages and/or message flows then your company needs to invest in a commercial […]

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Java 9 Released

Oracle has just released Java 9. https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/whatsnew/toc.htm#JSNEW-GUID-C23AFD78-C777-460B-8ACE-58BE5EA681F6 Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE) lets you develop and deploy Java applications on desktops and servers, as well as in today’s demanding embedded environments. Java offers the rich user interface, performance, versatility, portability, and security that today’s applicationsrequire. Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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IBM Open Sources Their Own JVM As Eclipse OpenJ9

IBM has open sourced their JVM implementation (called J9) as OpenJ9. The community now has an alternative implementation of Java which has been well tested on enterprise workloads and hardware. https://www.eclipse.org/openj9/index.html Regards, Roger Lacroix Capitalware Inc.

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MQ Resource Adapter and MQ Exits

It is always interesting to see what IBM Support thinks of issues and their resolution. 🙂 Case in point: https://developer.ibm.com/messaging/2017/08/01/using-channel-exits-jee-application-servers/ Background: Several months ago, a long-time customer of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit (MQAUSX) was deploying a JBoss V7 server and needed to configure the MQAUSX client-side security exit to be used for authentication to […]

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Windows 10 Creators Update causing Java to Crash

The following applies to Capitalware Java products and any other program that uses Java (JVM) on Windows 10 with a recent Creators Update. Microsoft has changed something in Windows 10 that causes Java (JVM) to crash for some users (not all) when accessing a file. For those IBM MQ users, just to refresh your memory, […]

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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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Eclipse 4.7 (Oxygen) Released

On June 28th, 2017, Eclipse Foundation has released the annual Eclipse release train: https://projects.eclipse.org/releases/oxygen Key Highlights of Neon Release Eclipse Linux Tools 6.0 updates Docker Tools with more security options. Eclipse PDT (PHP Development Tools) 5.0 supports the 7.1 version of PHP. The Eclipse Sirius 5.0 platform for building domain-specific modeling tools. Eclipse EGit 4.8.0, […]

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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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MQ not honoring MQGMO_PROPERTIES_IN_HANDLE

Summary: For an MQGET with the option of MQGMO_PROPERTIES_IN_HANDLE on a subscription, MQ does not honor the option when a message is published from an MQTT client. Note: This does not happen when a regular MQ client program publishes a message to the same topic. Setup: MQ v8.0.0.4 (on Windows 64-bit) and the latest SupportPac […]

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