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38
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MQ & zIIP Offload

MQ is growing rapidly and the fact that is is now accepted across OS platforms is making that expansion more rapid. I would love to see IBM have some of the MQ CPU processing offload to zIIP(special P...

Under Consideration

25
votes

MQ Channels - Cipherspec negotiation using an approved cipherspec range

The MQ channel value CIPHERSPEC can be configured to use a single cipherspec only. This is problematic for MQ to MQ connections where changes must be made in tandem at both ends for the cipherspecs to...

Under Consideration

16
votes

MQ Appliance WebUI needs XI appliance functionality

MQ Appliance WebUI doesn't support file transfer thereby impeding our ability to get files on (firmware) and off (diagnostics) the appliance. As the MQ Appliance is based off of DataPower and this fun...

Under Consideration

14
votes

M2000a appliance: support for linear logging

New M2000a only supports circular logging, for several reasons we've moved almost all of our qmgr's to linear logging (except the ones that doesn't use persistence in their messages).

Under Consideration

14
votes

MQ & zEDC

The MQ V8 support for zEDC needs to provide a preferred option where if zEDC can not be used then there is no channel compression performed. The reasons for zEDC not being used could be due to lack of...

Under Consideration

13
votes

Remote monitoring for M2000a appliances

New IBM MQ Appliance M2000 permits monitoring all QMGR objects remotely with several products (i.e. Tivoli Remote Agent and others), but it doesn't permit monitor itself from outside agents/monitors. ...

Under Consideration

13
votes

Setting queuemanager defaults

Not all queuemanager attributes are changeable.
For example:
z/OS and distributed queuemanagers have different defaults for messages in Syncpoint.
z/OS has MQPMO_SYNCPOINT and MQGMO_SYNCPOINT,
distrib...

Under Consideration

12
votes

M2000a appliance: increase of the storage available

The M2000a appliance brings a big powerful hardware in terms of CPU (20 cores) and memory (192GB), but it doesn't in terms of storage (1TB in HA mode). 
New releases seems to accept external SAN but f...

Under Consideration

11
votes

REXX API support higher than V6 for SupportPac MA95

SupportPac MA95 has an API level of MQ V6 – no V7 PubSub, asynchronous message consumer, no message properties.
Since we use MA95 in many REXX procedures on mainframe we cannot develop them further.
M...

Under Consideration

10
votes

Command enhancement for SSL state investigation

System standards state that channel connectivity must be secured via SSL to provide authentication, encryption on messages in transport and environment isolation via CA chains.    Given the large estate...

Under Consideration

10
votes

Provide support for AMS on Oracle JRE

We are migrating 500+ systems running on Oracle's JRE on Websphere MQ with the AMS functionality.

The fact that AMS is not supported on this JRE is clearly a huge problem in the adoption of the solut...

Under Consideration

10
votes

Relaxing the DB2 dependency for starting shared channels

Shared channels of a queue sharing group remain in a retry status because there were problems (locked pages) with the corresponding DB2 system holding the shared channel status table. The problem is d...

Uncommitted Candidate

9
votes

MQ 8 AUTHINFO object should have LDAP password(LDAPPWD) in encrypted form.

AUTHINFO object for MQ 8 queue manager should have ldap password in the encrypted form. Since the ldap password currently is passed in the plain text, it is prone to prying eyes.

DEFINE AUTHINFO('USE...

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9
votes

Buffer Pool Large Page Fix

MQ don't have a Support for Large Pages. We need a Support for Large Pages (1 MB and 2GB Pages) within MQ z/OS.

Under Consideration

8
votes

Provide REST API for MQ administration

REST APIs can    be used in any automation tool, they should be much easier to use than PCF commands in a java program. Also, micro-services architecture can be implemented with REST APIs.

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