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How to read and write fields from the MQMD with WebSphere MQ Classes for JMS Version 7: direct, using JNDI and using WebSphere Application Server

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The objective of this techdoc is to show how to read and write the MQMD fields in a message, using the WebSphere MQ JMS Version 7 code. A portion of the needed information is located in different links of the MQ and WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Information Centers. This article tries to put in a single place all the different pieces of the puzzle.


This document shows all the steps and excerpts of source code for the following scenarios:

1) Direct specification of Connection Factory and Destination (Not using JNDI)
2) Using JNDI (via file system context)
3) Using an MDB inside WebSphere Application Server (WAS) V7

A zip file is included that has all the source code mentioned in the document:

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File: How to read and write MQMD fields.pdf
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Modified date:
17 June 2018