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WebSphere MQ V6.0 for iSeries Fix Pack 6.0.2.7

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Fix Pack 6.0.2.7 for WebSphere MQ V6.0 for iSeries.

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A change introduced by this Fix Pack might negatively affect existing product function.

Please refer to APARs IC60213, IZ49504, IZ65415, IZ52974, IZ50265, IZ59641, IC72239 and IZ72486 for a description of the problems and corrective actions.

Evaluate these APARs for the potential impact in your environment.
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Changes introduced by this Fix Pack is incomplete but will not adversely affect existing function.

Please refer to APARs IZ65003, IZ95735 and IZ75945 for a description of the problem and corrective action.

Evaluate these APARs for the potential impact in your environment.
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Fix pack 6.0.2.7 for WebSphere MQ V6.0 for iSeries consists of two components:

  1. WebSphere MQ for iSeries 6.0 - Component ID 5724H7206

    Base PTFs: SI35519, SI35521, SI35514, SI35517, SI35516, SI35522, SI35515, SI35513
    Samples PTF: SI35520
    'Marker' PTF : SI35511

  2. WebSphere MQ for iSeries (Java™ and JMS) 6.0 - Component ID 5724L2600

    JAVA/JMS PTF: SI35512
    JAVA Samples PTF: SI35518




Note: This Fix pack can also be downloaded using a Group PTF number. Use the following number according to your OS/400 level:
- V5R2M0: SF99302
- V5R3M0: SF99303
- V5R4M0: SF99304
- V6R1M0: SF99350

Prerequisites


Install these PTFs on top of IBM WebSphere MQ V6.0 for iSeries

It is recommended that all iSeries systems stay current with the latest operating system PTFs. Details of the latest iSeries cumulative PTF packages can be found at the following Web site:
http://www-912.ibm.com/s_dir/slkbase.nsf/recommendedfixes

Note that this fix pack will be excluded from iSeries cumulative PTF packages, and must therefore be installed separately.

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Installation Instructions



The PTFs which provide the fixes for this fix pack should be installed using the standard iSeries PTF process.

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Please note:
1. Before applying WMQ v6.0.2.7 PTFs, users MUST quiesce all the Queue Managers and stop the QMQM subsystem.

2. For systems with CCSID 5026, (/QSYS.LIB/JA_JP_5026.LOCALE) the WMQ Java PTFs will fail to apply. This is because, at the time of PTF application, a PTF exit starts up to create a directory in the WMQ IFS path and encounters a path name that has lowercase characters(CCSID 5026 does not support lowercase characters).

CCSID 5026 (/QSYS.LIB/JA_JP_5026.LOCALE) is not a supported environment for WMQ v6. This is documented in WMQ Infocenter under heading "Installing translated versions" as "To run the Japanese language version of WebSphere MQ for iSeries, the CCSID of the job must be 939 (5035) rather than 930 (5026) because WebSphere MQ uses lowercase English alphabets."

Hence please ensure that the job CCSID is CCSID = 5035, QLOCALE = /QSYS.LIB/JA_5035.LOCALE at the time of applying WMQ v6.0.2.1 and subsequent PTFs. If PTFs are made to apply at the IPL time, ensure all necessary settings so that the CCSID is not 5026.

Note:
Some of the PTFs exceed the size allowed for downloading immediately from Fix Central. For guidance,
see Downloading WebSphere MQ v6.0. iSeries maintenance from Fix Central

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See the following links for the list of the problems fixed and to view the latest product readme files

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Product Synonym

WMQ MQ

Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg24022717