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IT34367: MQSeriesRDQM RPM package does not enforce pre-requisite on Pacemaker RPM package

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The MQSeriesRDQM package depends on functionality supplied by
    the Pacemaker libraries and its pre-requisites. Correct versions
    the required Pacemaker packages are supplied as part of the IBM
    installation media. The MQSeriesRDQM RPM package does not
    enforce that these packages have been installed, which could
    allow a user to attempt to proceed with an incomplete
    Note that different levels of the Pacemaker packages are
    required for RHEL 7 than RHEL 8, the appropriate packages for
    each RHEL version are identified by the el7 and el8
    subdirectories of the installation media accordingly.

Local fix

  • Ensure that the correct levels of prerequisite packages supplied
    with the IBM MQ installation media have been installed prior to
    installing the MQSeriesRDQM package

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    Users of RDQM on RHEL 7 or RHEL 8
    Platforms affected:
    Linux on x86-64
    The MQSeriesRDQM installation package failed to check the
    correct prerequisite packages were installed on the system.

Problem conclusion

  • The installation code has been modified to check that the
    correct prerequisites have been installed on the system prior to
    installing RDQM.
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v9.2 LTS
    v9.x CD    9.2.2
    The latest available maintenance can be obtained from
    'WebSphere MQ Recommended Fixes'
    If the maintenance level is not yet available information on
    its planned availability can be found in 'WebSphere MQ
    Planned Maintenance Release Dates'

Temporary fix


APAR Information

  • APAR number


  • Reported component name

    MQ BASE V9.2

  • Reported component ID


  • Reported release


  • Status


  • PE




  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date


  • Closed date


  • Last modified date


  • 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

    MQ BASE V9.2

  • Fixed component ID


Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB36","label":"IBM Automation"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU053","label":"Cloud & Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSYHRD","label":"IBM MQ"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"920"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
25 March 2021