Tag Archives: IBM MQ

Decoding hexadecimal Open Options

There are various times when you can be presented with IBM MQ’s Open options in hexadecimal. You might see them in trace, or perhaps in an event message such as a Not Authorized (Type 2). Given a hexadecimal number that represents such options how do you decode them into the actual options? MQOPEN >> 11:06:10.481473 24.20724 […]


Command Line Guide to Enable SSL on IBM MQ

Recently as part of one of my project i came across a requirement where i had to enable the secure communication between IBM MQ and client components which are communicating with it. With basic idea on how IBM MQ works i started my project assuming that IBM will have good documentation for their product. However […]


MQSCX example script: Age of a Queue

There are a number of example MQSCX script command files available from the MQGem website. One of them, age.mqx, allows you to discover which queues with a RETINTVL specified, have been around longer than originally planned. This post will walk through that script file to explain how it works. Introduction to the Script The purpose […]