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IT41424: Update the JRE to level on AIX, Linux, Solaris,Windows, and on HP-UX for IBM MQ

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM MQ ships a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) embedded within
    its installation, and an updated level of the JRE is available.

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    The components of MQ which utilise the embedded JRE include:
    - Applications using the IBM MQ classes for Java and the IBM MQ
    classes for JMS who are running the application using the JRE
    embedded into the MQ installation
    - IBM MQ Managed File Transfer Edition
    - IBM MQ Advanced Message Protocol (AMQP)
    - IBM MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT)
    - IBM MQ Explorer
    - IBM MQ Console
    Platforms affected:
    AIX, Linux on Power, Linux on x86-64, Linux on zSeries, Solaris
    SPARC, Solaris x86-64, Windows
    The IBM MQ installation includes an embedded Java Runtime
    Environment (JRE).  An updated version of the JRE is available.

Problem conclusion

  • The level of JRE shipped with IBM MQ has been updated to the
    following versions:
      IBM MQ V9.1 and above : JRE - AIX, Linux (x86-64,
    ppcLE, zLinux), Solaris (Sparc and x86-64) and Windows
      IBM MQ V9             : JRE - AIX, Linux (x86-64,
    ppcLE, zLinux), Solaris (Sparc and x86-64) and Windows
                                       JRE - HP-UX
      IBM MQ V8             : JRE - AIX, Linux (x86-64,
    ppcLE, zLinux), Windows (IA32 and x86_64)
                                       JRE - HP-UX
                                       JRE - Solaris
    (Sparc and x86-64)
    The fix is targeted for delivery in the following PTFs:
    Version    Maintenance Level
    v8.0       8.0 Interim Fix
    v9.0 LTS   9.0 Interim Fix
    v9.1 LTS
    v9.2 LTS
    v9.3 LTS
    v9.x CD    9.3.1
    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 V9.3

  • 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 V9.3

  • Fixed component ID


Applicable component levels

[{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSYHRD","label":"IBM MQ"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"9.3","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB45","label":"Automation"}}]

Document Information

Modified date:
21 December 2022