Monthly Archives: February 2012

WebSphere MQ v7.1 and Java v1.4.2

Here’s another head-banging item that some people may get burnt by. I was doing some testing of Java applications with WebSphere MQ v7.1 and received the following error message: java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: com/ibm/mq/MQException (Unsupported major.minor version 49.0) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass0(Native Method) at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:539) at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoader.java:123) at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:251) at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$100(URLClassLoader.java:55) at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:194) at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method) at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:187) at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(ClassLoader.java:289) […]

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SupportPac MO71 v7.1.0 Released

Paul Clarke of IBM has released version 7.1.0 of SupportPac MO71. http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24000142 Changes: Added MQ 7.1 Support Added auto discover of ‘foreign’ locations based on channel status Updated Network display New compare dialogs for Topic and Comminfo objects Added Copy object name to clipboard Added monitoring time resolution now in milliseconds not seconds Added option […]

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New: MQ Visual Edit v1.5.6

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Visual Edit v1.5.6. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Visual Edit. MQ Visual Edit allows users to view, manipulate and manage messages in a queue of a WebSphere MQ (formally MQSeries) queue manager and presents the data in a […]

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New: MQ Visual Browse v1.5.6

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Visual Browse v1.5.6. This is a FREE upgrade for ALL licensed users of MQ Visual Browse. MQ Visual Browse allows users to view messages in a queue of a WebSphere MQ (formally MQSeries) queue manager and presents the data in a simplified format similar […]

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New: MQ Batch Toolkit v2.0.1

Capitalware Inc. would like to announce the official release of MQ Batch Toolkit v2.0.1. MQ Batch Toolkit allows users to manipulate, monitor and manage messages in a queue of a WebSphere MQ (formally MQSeries) queue manager from a command-line or shell scripting environment. For more information about MQ Batch Toolkit go to: http://www.capitalware.biz/mqbt_overview.html Changes for […]

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Apache HTTP Server 2.4 Released

The Apache Software Foundation has just released Apache HTTP Server v2.4. https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/the_apache_software_foundation_celebrates The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows NT. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services […]

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WMQ v7 Java applications and JMS messages (MQRFH2)

I have been banging my head against the wall this week over weird things in WMQ v7, so I figured I would post this so that people in the future would have less of a headache. A year or so ago, I noticed some odd behavior in WMQ v7 with Java applications reading messages with […]

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Where’s the MQ Security?

I was at Wendy’s (in Canada) for lunch today and the cashier put the following flyer on my tray: Of course, it made me smile because I recently wrote a blog item that MQ people still need to implement either SSL or a security exit in WMQ v7.1. Maybe, I should create some T-Shirts with […]

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LibreOffice 3.5 Released

LibreOffice has just released LibreOffice v3.5. http://www.libreoffice.org LibreOffice is a comprehensive, professional-quality productivity suite that you can download and install for free. There is a large base of satisfied LibreOffice users worldwide, and it’s available in more than 30 languages and for all major operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux (Debian, […]

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Very Cool: PortableApps.com

I just came across PortableApps.com and was amazed by what I found. I have no idea how I have never heard of them before now!! (It has been around since 2004.) http://portableapps.com PortableApps.com is the world’s most popular portable software solution allowing you to take your favorite software with you. A fully open source and […]

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