Deploying a queue manager using the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration Platform Navigator
Use the QueueManager custom resource to deploy a queue manager onto a Red Hat® OpenShift® Container Platform cluster using the IBM Cloud Pak® for Integration Platform Navigator. This task should be completed by a project administrator
Before you begin
If this is the first time deploying a queue manager into this Red Hat OpenShift project, then follow the steps for Preparing your Red Hat OpenShift project for IBM MQ.
Deploy a queue manager.
The following example deploys a "quick start" queue manager, which uses ephemeral (non-persistent) storage, and turns off MQ security. Messages will not be persisted across restarts of the queue manager. You can adjust the configuration to change many queue manager settings.
- In the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration Platform Navigator, click Administration then Integration Runtimes. In older versions of the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration Platform Navigator, click Runtime and instances.
- Click Create instance.
Select Messaging, and click Next. In older versions of the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration Platform Navigator, click Queue Manager, and click Next.
The form to create an instance of a
QueueManageris displayed.Note: You can also click Code to view or change the
- In the Details section, check or update the Name field, and specify the Namespace in which to create the queue manager instance.
If you accept the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration license agreement, change License acceptance to On.
You must accept the license to deploy a queue manager.
In the Queue Manager section, check or update the Name of the underlying queue manager. In older versions of the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration Platform Navigator, use the Queue Manager Config section.
By default, the name of the queue manager used by IBM® MQ client applications will be the same as the name of the
QueueManager, but with any invalid characters (such as hyphens) removed.
The list of queue managers in the current project (namespace) is now displayed. The new
QueueManagershould have a status of
Check the queue manager is running
The creation is complete when the