Category Archives: WMQ AMS

MQ V8 Certification

Would it surprise you to know there’s an MQ V8 System Administration certification?  Normally I run down and take the test as soon as it’s available but this one has been out since January 14th and somehow I missed the … Continue reading

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Configuration backups: the forgotten WMQ security control

Update: IBM has reconsidered and has announced that dmpmqcfg will be fixed as a defect! Subscribe if you would like a notification when the fix is announced. But please do read the post, especially if you are using amqoamd for … Continue reading

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Thoughts on certificate sharing

The topic of certificate sharing keeps popping up as of late so I wanted to address it here.  The main objection to certificate-based crypto seems to be the administrative overhead.  After having scripted up certificate management for several customers, I … Continue reading

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GWC Webinar posted

The WebSphere MQ Security Deeper Dive slides from the  Global WebSphere Community webinar last month are now posted on this site.  You can get them from the Links page or just click here.  If you want the screencast and recording … Continue reading

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Handy IMPACT conference cross reference

With IMPACT fast approaching, I’ve compiled a cross reference of all the web sites, twitter handles, hastags and session agendas that I know of.  Feel free to add more in the comments!

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Pages updated

I’ve just updated the WMQ and Links pages with new content.  There are a couple new Mission:Messaging articles and I fixed a few broken links on the Links page.  On the WMQ page I’ve added some new content, rearranged some … Continue reading

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