Introducing the MQ Appliance Version 9.0.1
Anthony Beardsmore 110000J1UB Comment (1) Visits (2276)
MQ Appliance firmware update 9.0.1 is out now, and brings major improvements to HA function, system management and monitoring, and security controls among other features.
As you may have seen the
One major thing to note is that if you choose to adopt the new continuous delivery stream, you will not be able to roll back to the version 8 level (without losing your queue manager data). For more information on the continuous delivery model see this FAQ and go here for pred
So aside from continuous delivery, what’s new in this release? Unsurprisingly, MQ Appliance version 9.0.1 moves the embedded MQ installation to 220.127.116.11 – see other posts and announcements for the new features in MQ 9 and 901. But there are also some significant new features specific to the MQ Appliance. Most of these will be covered in more detail in future posts (I’ll update with links as available), but to give a quick flavour:
Security: Many new options for managing the authentication and roles granted to appliance admi
Monitoring: Numerous new tools for reporting status of your appliance, perhaps most importantly including SNMP support for easy integration with external monitoring products.
Management API: A comp
Floating IP for HA: The powerful MQ Appliance HA capabilities, now potentially without having to modify your client applications at all – the IP a
Web interface: Almost all system management capabilities now exposed via Web UI, and integrates the new improved MQ Console.
As well as these there are lots of ease of use and simplified management features: a few favourites:
Keep an eye on MQDev for more details on these and other MQ 901 features in the coming weeks, or if you can’t wait take a look at the newly updated KnowledgeCenter now!