Getting started with the web console
Get started quickly with the web console. These instructions apply both to the New Web Console and the Dashboard Web Console.
Before you begin
If the mqweb server is not already configured for use by the web console, configure the mqweb
For more information about creating a basic configuration for the mqweb server with a basic registry, see Basic configuration for the mqweb server.
On z/OS, set the WLP_USER_DIR environment variable so that you can use the dspmqweb command. Set the variable to point to your mqweb server configuration by entering the following command:
WLP_user_directoryis the name of the directory that is passed to
crtmqweb. For example:
For more information, see Creating the mqweb server.
Determine the URI for the web console by entering the following command:
dspmqweb statusThe command generates an output similar to the following:
MQWB1124I: Server 'mqweb' is running. URLS: https://localhost:9443/ibmmq/rest/v1/ https://localhost:9443/ibmmq/console/
The URI for the web console ends with the suffix
Connect to the web console by entering the URL from 3
in a browser.
A security exception might be produced by the browser because the default certificate that is provided with the mqweb server is not a trusted certificate. Choose to proceed to the web console .
Log in to the web console. Use the user name
mqadmin, and the password
What to do next
- By default, the web console uses token-based authentication to authenticate users. You can also use client certificate authentication. For more information, see Using client certificate authentication with the REST API and Web Console.
- Learn more about using the web console: Getting started with the web console or The Dashboard Web Console.