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MH05: WebSphere MQ - Events Display Tool



This SupportPac provides a simple command line tool (xmqdspev) to display WebSphere MQ events that are generated on the SYSTEM.ADMIN.*.EVENT event queues.

Download Description

The tool provided in this SupportPac reads, interprets and displays WebSphere MQ events generated on the SYSTEM.ADMIN.*.EVENT event queues. The output can be optionally re-directed to a file and the tool may be triggered by WebSphere MQ if required. All event messages are supported.

Possible Uses
• To troubleshoot WebSphere MQ configuration issues.
• To troubleshoot WebSphere MQ application issues.
• To monitor and record the activity on a queue manager.
• To provide event information easily consumable by other tools.

Skill Level Required
This SupportPac requires a working knowledge of WebSphere MQ administration on the supported platforms.

New in this Release
• Updated and tested for IBM MQ V8.0.
• Added new option -z to specify a password.
• Fixed various bugs.

Author: Oliver Fisse, IBM Software Services for WebSphere (ISSW)
Category: 2
Released: 01Mar11
Last updated: 15Jul15
Current SupportPac Version: 1.3
»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.

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This SupportPac requires WebSphere MQ V6, V7, V7.1, V7.5 or V8.0 running on the supported Operating System platform.

Installation Instructions

1. Download to a temporary location.
2. Uncompress with your favourite tool to a location of your choice.
3. This will create the necessary files and directory.
4. Follow the instructions in the documentation (mh05.pdf) for configuration

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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.

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

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018