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Number of votes Request headline and description

194
votes

Create PDFs for WebSphere MQ manuals

Please generate PDF manuals for WebSphere MQ. PDF manuals provide a better format for reading the technical information and the PDF files can be loaded onto other devices like iPhone, Android phones,...

Delivered

95
votes

Logging lineal logs managed by the QMGR

We have lots of qmgr in distributed platforms with logging lineal as IBM recommends for critical messages. We would like that the QMGR by itself manages the unuseful lineal logs. Currently, we need to...

Delivered

86
votes

Provide topic or subscribtion option to duplicate msg id

When messages are published to a topic, either via a direct publish, or by putting the messages to a qalias with targtype(topic) a message id is assigned. When the message is delivered to any subscrib...

Uncommitted Candidate

83
votes

Have the Queue Manager produce a read only message showing all the paramete...

A queue manager gets many of its characteristics from the qm.ini file. Environment variables set for the mqm ID also dictate how the Queue Manager behaves. Currently there is no way for an MQ Admin to...

Uncommitted Candidate

80
votes

qm.ini changes on parm like maxchannels should work dynamically

Currently a change on the parameter in the qm.ini (f.e. maxchannels) requires a restart of the queue manager and is interrupting the work in a productive environment. Requirement is to perform changes...

Declined

78
votes

Application Activity Trace support for z/OS

Please provide the Application Activity Trace tool on z/OS.

Declined

77
votes

WMQ Security Enhancement – Multiple Cyphers per Channel

WMQ SVRCONN channels should support a list of cyphers, so that clients can select/negotiate one (Similar like FTPS). This simplifies migration to stronger encryption

Delivered

76
votes

AMQP & MQTT Channels support channel security exits

We have a requirement to support enhanced channel authentication/security via channel security exit for AMQP and MQTT channels. All existing channels, i.e. Sender, Receiver, Server, Requester, Cluste...

Delivered

76
votes

MQ XMS support for .Net Core

As applications move to containerized deployments, it is imperative for .Net Core applications to be supported by the MQ XMS Client.

Delivered

74
votes

CHLAUTH: Using DNS instead of IP

In WMQ 7.1 the parameter CHLAUTH has been introduced to secure channels. One method is, to allow or deny on base on IP addresses. My request is, also allow DNS entries instead of IP addresses.

Delivered

65
votes

MQ Client from WAS needs Load Balancing & XA capabilities

Objective: Active/Active Setup from with a WAS MQ Client to multiple remote server queue managers to achieve Load Balancing, Failover, and XA. Problem: MQ Client connections from WAS (v8.5 in our cas...

Uncommitted Candidate

61
votes

Allow dedicated separate storage on a queue level basis for MQ on Windows a...

Similar to z/OS, we would like the ability to have one or more queues use a separate and dedicated of storage on Windows and Unix MQ systems.

Uncommitted Candidate

53
votes

Default Expiry as a queue attribute

We want a expiry as a "queue attribute" (for example DEFEXPIRY) The default expiry for a message shuld be the higher of (MD.expiry,DEFEXPIRY) "Old Requirement" ID:R4411

Delivered

50
votes

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...

Declined

50
votes

Support request for MQ Server and Client V8 on Windows Server 2016

We want to ensure MQ Server and MQ Client software is 100% compatible and supported when running on Windows Server 2016, to avoid any interruption or adverse impact to our business.

Delivered


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