Archive for the Category: MQ Authenticate User Security Exit

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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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 v3.2.0

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit v3.2.0. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Authenticate User Security Exit. MQ Authenticate User Security Exit is a solution that allows a company to fully authenticate a user who is accessing an IBM MQ resource. […]

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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 Categories for my Blog

I frequently get asked to notify a particular customer of an update/issue/patch for a product. I used to send mass emails to all customers when I needed to notify them of something but I stopped doing this several years ago. Now I say ‘check my blog‘ to find the information. I have created a bunch […]

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Apple vs FBI Encryption Court Case

I have not commented publicly on the Apple vs FBI encryption court case that is going on in the USA because Capitalware sells encryption software to companies to protect customer data, so you can guess that I’m on Apple’s side. This is not a simple issue like some people want to make it out to […]

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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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A Comparison of Capitalware’s MQAUSX to MQ V8 Authentication

This is an update to a posting I made last year which includes new features in MQAUSX & z/MQAUSX and updates made to MQ V8 via Fix Packs. The following is a comparison of Capitalware’s MQ Authenticate User Security Exit (MQAUSX) to IBM’s MQ V8 new authentication feature. By authentication, I mean UserId and Password […]

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