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IT27882: MFT agents writes BFGAG0189W message to its event log during startup.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • An IBM MQ V9.1 Managed File Transfer (MFT) agent has been
    configured to use an agent queue manager that has been licensed
    for Managed File Transfer.
    When the agent starts up, it writes the following message to its
    event log:
    
    BFGAG0189W: The agent is connected to a queue manager that does
    not have "advanced" license capability.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    This issue affects users of the IBM MQ V9.1 Managed File
    Transfer (MFT) component , who have agents that connect to an
    agent queue manager licensed for Managed File Transfer usage.
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    If an IBM MQ V9.1 agent was configured to use an agent queue
    manager that was licensed for Managed File Transfer, and not MQ
    Advanced, the following message was output by the agent:
    
    "BFGAG0189W: The agent is connected to a queue manager that does
    not have "advanced" license capability."
    
    The message resulted in confusion over whether anything was
    wrong with the current MFT environment.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The start-up message on the agent has been updated such that
    messages BFGAG0190W and BFGAG0191I are only displayed on
    distributed platforms and
      1. if the agent is configured with an agent queue manager that
    has an IBM MQ Advanced license then the message displayed will
    be
        "BFGAG0191I: The agent is connected to a queue manager which
    is suitably licensed for usage with IBM MQ Managed File
    Transfer."
    
      2. if the agent could not determine the license then the
    message displayed will be
        "BFGAG0190W: The agent is connected to a queue manager and
    couldn't confirm whether the queue manager was suitably licensed
    for IBM MQ Managed File Transfer usage."
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v9.1 CD    9.1.3
    v9.1 LTS   9.1.0.3
    
    The latest available MQ 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

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT27882

  • Reported component name

    IBM MQ MFT V9.1

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7272

  • Reported release

    910

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2019-01-25

  • Closed date

    2019-03-01

  • Last modified date

    2021-03-15

  • 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

    IBM MQ MFT V9.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7272

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 March 2021