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Guest blogger @ WebSphere User Group

Ben Wen and I were invited to be guest bloggers at WebSphere User Group this month so the post I was planning for this space was hijacked! You can read it at WebSphere User Group posted as The Invisible Threat.

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Blog and podcast to resume

I’ve spent the last five years since joining IBM as a consultant in Software Services for WebSphere. This has been the most rewarding and happiest time in my career and I’ve made many new friends from my customer assignments and … Continue reading

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Hang on – switching hosting providers

After a long and happy relationship with Webzpro, I am afraid I need to switch hosting providers.  In their never-ending battle with spam, Webzpro has changed their email policy to no longer support some features which I require.  Other than … Continue reading

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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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WebSphere MQ – Coming soon to an audit near you!

The June 29 episode of The Deep Queue is finally up!  Sorry about the delay, I was on an engagement last week that had me staying over the weekend in Boston to perform a production implementation on Saturday.  Although I’ve … Continue reading

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New WMQ Channel vulnerability and interim fix announced

The IBM Internet Security Systems XForce team recently announced a buffer overflow vulnerability in WebSphere MQ client channels.  According to the release, the vulnerability includes the possibility of remotely executing arbitrary code or “causing the application to crash.”  It is … Continue reading

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Wrapping up IMPACT 2009

Well, this is the last day of IMPACT. It’s always lightly attended as many folks take Friday as a travel day. I have one more session this morning though. It’s the WMQ ESE introduction. Overall the WMQ security sessions were … Continue reading

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Schedule for IMPACT

This post is really more for me than anyone else.  I’ll be at IMPACT 2009 next week and need a handy place to track my schedule. Sunday:    16:00 – 17:00 Premium Support Welcome Reception Venetian’s Orchid Restaurant Monday:    11:00 – … Continue reading

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Administering FTE from stand-alone explorer

Rich Cumbers posted a mini how-to describing the procedure to install the WMQ File Transfer Edition plug-in into the stand-alone WebSphere MQ Explorer.  Should be very useful.

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Slides for PCI Knowledgebase webinar posted

Join me Wednesday April 15th @ Noon Eastern for a webinar hosted by the fine folks at PCI Knowledgebase.com on the topic of WebSphere MQ for QSA’s.  Register for the webinar at this link.  The slides have been posted here.

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