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IT35342: Upgrade ICU4J for IBM MQ MFT to 68.2

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • A new version of ICU4J is available and needs to be updated
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    The component of MQ which utilises the embedded ICU4J JAR files
    is:
    
      IBM MQ Managed File Transfer
    
    
    Platforms affected:
    MultiPlatform
    
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    IBM MQ is supplied with the ICU4J jar files.
    
    The released version of this utility within the previous IBM MQ
    Fix Pack are :
    
    icu4j v66.1
    icu4j-charset v66.1
    icu4j-localespi v66.1
    
    These are not the most recent versions of the libraries, as
    available from Apache Commons.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The version of ICU4J jars shipped within the IBM MQ Managed File
    Transfer component has been updated to the following versions:
    
    icu4j v68.2
    icu4j-charset v68.2
    icu4j-localespi v68.2
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v8.0       8.0.0.16
    v9.0 LTS   9.0.0.12
    v9.1 LTS   9.1.0.8
    v9.2 LTS   9.2.0.2
    v9.x CD    9.2.2
    
    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

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT35342

  • Reported component name

    IBM MQ MFT V8.0

  • Reported component ID

    5724H7252

  • Reported release

    800

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2020-12-22

  • Closed date

    2021-01-14

  • Last modified date

    2021-01-14

  • 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 V8.0

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H7252

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":"8.0"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
15 January 2021