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IT17947: IBM MQ FOR WINDOWS VERSION 8 IS MISSING THE 64 BIT AMQRSPIN DLL FROM EXITS64 INSTALLATION PATH.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • In IBM MQ for Windows Version 8 the sample SSPI security 64 bit
    exit dll is missing. The amqrspin.dll is not installed as a
    standard part in the MQ_INSTALLATION_PATH/exits64 as expected.
    This causes the applications using this exit to fail.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users of MQ V8 and above, with applications accessing the
    amqrspin.dll security exit, which is shipped with MQ from the
    path MQ_INSTALLATION_PATH/exits/INSTALLATION_NAME or
    MQ_INSTALLATION_PATH/exits64/INSTALLATION_NAME.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    Windows
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    In MQ V8 and above, the sample security exit, amqrspin.dll, is
    not found at the default location
    MQ_INSTALLATION_PATH/exits/INSTALLATION_NAME as against the
    documented behavior.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue is a permanent restriction on IBM MQ v8, and users
    will have to build the dlls from the sample, amqrspin.c.
    provided with MQ as described in the Knowledge centre and copy
    to the required location.
    
    
    On IBM v9 CD and LTS, the product installer has been updated to
    address this issue.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v9.0 CD    9.0.3
    v9.0 LTS   9.0.0.2
    
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006037
    
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'
    http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=171&uid=swg27006309
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT17947

  • Reported component name

    WMQ BASE MULTIP

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7251

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-11-22

  • Closed date

    2017-03-13

  • Last modified date

    2017-03-13

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WMQ BASE MULTIP

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7251

Applicable component levels

  • R800 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 March 2017