Archive for the Category: MQ Channel Encryption

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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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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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 Channel Encryption v3.1.2

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

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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 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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Missing Channel Names issue in CCDTE Program

An issue was reported today with CCDTE (Client Channel Definition Table Editor) program not displaying all of the channel names from a CCDT file. The issue has been fixed. If anyone is having this particular issue then send an email to support@capitalware.com and we will send you the latest release of CCDTE. Note: CCDTE is […]

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