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Installation and configuration of IBM Websphere MQ

Installation and configuration of IBM Websphere MQ
Installation and configuration of IBM Websphere MQ
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Hi Every One ! Today we are going to discuss regarding installation and configuration of IBM Websphere MQ version 9.

So, Lets begin with pre-requisite first !!

Pre-Requisites (Hardware/Software):

1 . 64 bit Linux

2 . MQ Installable - IBM_MQ_9.0.4.0_LINUX_X86-64.tar


MQ Installation Steps:

Step 1:

                Login as a root user.

               sudo bash       

Step 2:

                 Store the below installable in the path where you want to install

                  Websphere MQ(IBM_MQ_9.0.4.0_LINUX_X86-64.tar).


Step 3:

                Go to the folder where you have stored installable for Websphere


                                          cd  MQ/


Step 4:

                  Extract the installation files from the tar file.

                  tar -xvf IBM_MQ_9.0.0.0_LINUX_X86-64.tar

Step 5:

                 Go to the folder where you have Extracted installable for Websphere MQ 

                   cd MQServer/

Step 7:

                    Accepting license :

                   Accept the license agreement by executing file.

                 ./ -accept

Step 8:

                Install IBM MQ. To install to the default location, /opt/mqm,

                use the rpm -ivh command to install each component

                 that you require.


rpm -ivh MQSeriesRuntime-9.0.0-0.x86_64.rpm

rpm -ivh MQSeriesSDK-9.0.0-0.x86_64.rpm 

rpm -ivh MQSeriesSamples-9.0.0-0.x86_64.rpm

rpm -ivh MQSeriesJRE-9.0.0-0.x86_64.rpm 

rpm -ivh MQSeriesGSKit-9.0.0-0.x86_64.rpm 

rpm -ivh MQSeriesClient-9.0.0-0.x86_64.rpm 

rpm -ivh MQSeriesExplorer-9.0.0-0.x86_64.rpm 

rpm -ivh MQSeriesServer-9.0.0-0.x86_64.rpm

Step 9: Installation Verification. 

              1) Folder Structure Verification : We use rpm -qa command to

                  ensure MQ is Installed.

                   rpm -qa

              2) Check MQ binaries are available under /opt/mqm.


             3) MQ Version Check : Check the MQ version via dspmqver command.


MQ Configuration Steps:

Step 1: 

              Setting MQ 9 as a Primary Installation. We have chosen

              this installation to be the primaryinstallation on the system.

              Enter the following command at the command prompt:


[email protected]:/opt/mqm# /opt/mqm/bin/setmqinst -i -p /opt/mqm

Refreshing settings for primary installation 'Installation1' (/opt/mqm).

132 of 132 tasks have been completed successfully.

'Installation1' (/opt/mqm) set as the primary installation.

Syntax: MQ_INSTALLATION_PATH/bin/setmqinst -i -p MQ_INSTALLATION_PATH where MQ_INSTALLATION_PATH represents the directory where IBM MQ is installed.

Step 2: Setting up ‘mqm’ user

                The rpm command creates a user mqm, as a member of the group mqm.

                 Give this user a Password so that we can change the user and run the 

                MQ commands.

                cat /etc/passwd |grep mqm 


               id mqm

o/p->uid=999(mqm) gid=1001(mqm) groups=1001(mqm) 1005(dell)

Step 3:

passwd mqm

Set new password for mqm user.


 Queue Manager and Queues Creation:


Step 1: For the next set of process, you have to login via mqm user.

                    su mqm


Step 2: Before issuing the command, create other parameters MQ, /MQ/logs and 

                /MQ/qmgrs owned by the user and group mqm, and with permissions rwxrwxr-x.


Step 3: Create a queue manager called TSTQMGR1 by entering the following command

                  crtmqm -ld /home/hp/MQ/logs -md /home/hp/MQ/qmgrs TSTQMGR1


Step 4: Start the queue manager by entering the following command:

                 strmqm TSTQMGR1

Step 5: Start MQSC by entering the following command:

               runmqsc TSTQMGR1

Step 6:  Define a local queue called QUEUE by entering the following command:


Step 7: Stop MQSC by entering the following command


Step 8: List of all queues created.

               dis  q(*)


IIB To MQ Connectivity:

In order to send the data from ESB to MQ , we need to establish connectivity 

between them. Following are the steps for same.


Step 1: Add the user mqbrkrs to mqm group using the below command

               sudo usermod -a -G mqm mqbrkrs


Step 2: Add the queue manager name in the Integration node configurable properties. 

               Use the below commands.

  1. i) mqsistop TESTNODE_hp(BrokerName)


                ii)mqsichangebroker TESTNODE_hp(BrokerName)

                     -q TSTQMGR1(QueueManger)


                iii)mqsistart TESTNODE_hp

[email protected]:~/Cateina/Software/iibv10.0.0.15/iib-$ mqsireportbroker TESTNODE_hp

BIP8927I: Integration node name TESTNODE_hp 

 Last mqsistart path  = '/home/hp/Cateina/Software/iibv10.0.0.15/iib-'  

 mqsiprofile install path  = '/home/hp/Cateina/Software/iibv10.0.0.15/iib-'  

 Work path = '/home/hp/iibconfig'  

 Integration node UUID = '772a2ddc-276a-11e9-a9c9-7f0001010000'  

 Process id = '8441'  

 Queue Manager = 'TSTQMGR1'  

 User lil path = ''  

 User exit path = ''  

 Active user exits = ''  

 LDAP principal = ''  

 LDAP credentials = ''  

 ICU converter path = ''  

 Trusted (fastpath) Queue Manager application = 'false'  

 Configuration change timeout = '300' seconds  

 Internal configuration timeout = '60' seconds  

 Statistics major interval = '60' minutes  

 Operation mode = 'advanced'  

 Fixpack capability level = '' (effective level '')  

 Integration node registry format = 'v10.0'  

 Administration security = 'inactive'  

 Multi-instance integration node = 'false'  

 Shared Work Path = 'none'  

 Start as WebSphere MQ Service = 'undefined'  

 HTTP listener port = '7080'  

 Cache manager policy = 'default'  

 Cache manager port range = '2800-2819'  

 Integration registry hostname = ''  

 Default integration node CCSID = '1208'  


BIP8071I: Successful command completion. 

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