Tag Archives: IBM WebSphere 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 […]


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 […]