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IH03: WITHDRAWN: WebSphere Message Broker - Message display, test & performance utilities



This SupportPac contains utilities (rfhutil) that are useful for the development and testing of WebSphere MQ and IBM Integration Bus (IIB) or WebSphere Message Broker (WMB) applica

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Please note:  This SupportPac is now in withdrawn status and will remain available for back-up purposes only.  The code for IH03 now available from GitHub at



This SupportPac contains a utility that is useful for the development and testing of WebSphere MQ and IBM Integration Bus or WebSphere Message Broker applications. Test messages are stored as files, which are then read by the application and written to a WebSphere MQ queue. The program is GUI based.

Command line performance measurement utilities are also provided.

Possible Uses
It allows test messages to be captured and stored in files, and then used to drive IBM Integration Bus or WebSphere Message Broker applications. Output messages can also be read and displayed in a variety of formats. The formats include two types of XML as well as matched against a COBOL copybook. The data can be in EBCDIC or ASCII. An RFH2 header can be added to the message before the message is sent.

Skill Level Required
None beyond basic MQ and Message Broker development skills.

New in this Release
The following changes have been made in this release:
• Support for WebSphere MQ V7.0 and V7.5.

Author: Jim McNair, IBM Application Integration, Somers, New York, USA
Category: 2
Released: 30Oct00
Last Updated: 22Jul14
Current Version: 7.5
»Please note that the version number shown in the right-hand pane is the version of the WebSphere MQ or WebSphere MB product that this SupportPac applies to. The date is the last webpage refresh.

To view the complete portfolio of WebSphere MQ SupportPacs please visit the WebSphere MQ SupportPacs homepage.


This SupportPac requires:
» WebSphere MQ server or client.

Please note: RFHUtil requires either MQ or the MQ client installed to start up. For MQ client only customers please use RFHUtilc.exe (the client version) all other customers should use RFHUtil.exe.

Installation Instructions

To install the SupportPac:
» Unzip the file and read the documentation.

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Technical Support

Category 2 SupportPacs are provided in good faith and AS-IS. There is no warranty or further service implied or committed and any supplied sample code is not supported via IBM product service channels.

You may submit a question using the 'rate this page' below but a response is not guaranteed.

Please read the license information contained within the zip file of this SupportPac to determine if you want to use it.

Internal Use Only

Author : Jim MacNair, AIM Tech sales

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Document Information

Modified date:
03 January 2019