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Cryptography Card List for WebSphere MQ v6.0 and v7.0

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Question

What cryptography cards are supported on WebSphere MQ v6.0 and v7.0?

Answer


Note: This document only applies to WebSphere MQ versions 6.0 and 7.0. For details of supported cryptographic hardware in WebSphere MQ version 7.1 or later, see here instead.

Default GSKit version 7
When using the default WebSphere MQ SSL/TLS provider, the supported cryptographic hardware is as follows:

Platform
Details
AIX
HP-UX Itanium
Linux POWER
Linux x86
Linux x86 64-bit
Linux zSeries
Solaris SPARC
Solaris x86-64
Windows
Refer to the GSKit 7 support statement.
IBM i Cryptographic hardware support is provided by the operating system.
z/OS Cryptographic hardware support is provided by the operating system.

IBM will only support cryptographic hardware when it is used on operating systems which the cryptographic hardware manufacturer supports and in accordance with the hardware manufacturer's documentation.

Alternative GSKit version 8 (AltGSKit)
When using the alternative SSL/TLS provider (GSKit version 8) on the AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris and Windows platforms, the supported cryptographic hardware is as follows:

Platform
Details
AIX
HP-UX Itanium
Linux POWER
Linux x86
Linux x86 64-bit
Linux zSeries
Solaris SPARC
Solaris x86-64
Windows
Refer to the GSKit 8 support statement.
IBM i Cryptographic hardware support is provided by the operating system.
z/OS Cryptographic hardware support is provided by the operating system.

IBM will only support cryptographic hardware when it is used on operating systems which the cryptographic hardware manufacturer supports and in accordance with the hardware manufacturer's documentation.

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Product Synonym

WMQ MQ

Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

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