Data conversion

This collection of topics describes the interface to the data-conversion exit, and the processing performed by the queue manager when data conversion is required.

For more information about data conversion, see the document Data Conversion under IBM® MQ at https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27005729.

The data-conversion exit is invoked as part of the processing of the MQGET call in order to convert the application message data to the representation required by the receiving application. Conversion of the application message data is optional; it requires the MQGMO_CONVERT option to be specified on the MQGET call.

The following subjects are described: