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IT35190: Enhancements to runmqras utility

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM MQ includes the runmqras utility to capture diagnostic and
    environmental information from the installation to assist
    support teams investigating product issues. This APAR adds a
    number of enhancements/additional diagnostics to the utility.

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    IBM MQ users making use of the runmqras utility to collect
    diagnostic data.
    Platforms affected:
    Additional functionality was required by IBM support in the
    runmqras utility.

Problem conclusion

  • The following enhancements to runmqras have been delivered:
    - Added collection of dspmqtrn output as part of runmqras
    -section dap
    - Added collection of "netstat -an" output on AIX
    - Added a new parameter option '-noqmdata' to only capture
    installation-level diagnostics, skipping any queue
    manager-specific diagnostics
    - Added commands to capture cpu info of the platform
    - Added collection of dspamschl output for IBM MQ Appliance
    queue managers
    - Added a message to let users know the "-ftp IBM" option is no
    longer available as the IBM FTP
    servers for diagnostic uploads have been disabled
    - Include timestamp on the runmqras output file
    - Added collection of the directory listing for the qmgr log
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v9.0 LTS
    v9.1 LTS
    v9.2 LTS
    v9.x CD    9.2.4
    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 \u0026 Data Platform"},"Product":{"code":"SSYHRD","label":"IBM MQ"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"920"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
23 July 2021