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IT22098: The mqconfig script hangs after applying MQ fix pack 7.5.0.7 or 7.5.0.8

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • After applying the fixpack 7.5.0.7 or 7.5.0.8, attempts to run
    the mqconfig
    script appear to hang and do not return the user to the prompt.
    For example, the following command completed successfully prior
    to applying the fixpack:
    su mqm -c "/opt/mqm/bin/mqconfig"
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users running mqconfig script on an MQ installation that
    contains fix for the APAR IT13404.
    
    APAR IT13404 is included in fix packs 7.5.0.7 and 7.5.0.8.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    The APAR IT13404 added a change to fix a hang issue in the
    mqconfig script. However this
    change worked fine in some platforms and/or shells, but caused
    new and different hang problem in some
    platforms/shells.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The mqconfig script has been updated to address the new hang
    problem caused by the APAR IT13404.
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v7.5       7.5.0.9
    
    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

    IT22098

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE MQ 7.

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7240

  • Reported release

    750

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-08-22

  • Closed date

    2017-10-16

  • Last modified date

    2017-10-16

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE MQ 7.

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7240

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 October 2017