Courses Details
Course Overview
This course provides technical professionals with the skills that are needed to administer IBM MQ queue managers on distributed operating systems & practical experience with tasks such as handling queue recovery, implementing security, and problem determination.
Course Schedule
Target Audience
This course is designed for application developers and architects who are responsible for the development and design of IBM MQ applications
Course Prerequisites
  • Successful completion of Technical Introduction to IBM MQ (WM103G), or comparable experience with IBM MQ
  • Experience in business application design
  • Experience in C language development
Course Outline

Day 1

  • A review of IBM WebSphere MQ
  • Describe the functions and facilities of WebSphere MQ
  • Installation and configuration of IBM WebSphere MQ on Windows
  • Various options associated with stopping queue manager
  • Various options associated with starting queue manager
  • Understanding the various MQ processes associated with a queue manager and its purpose and functionality
  • Using MQSC commands to administer IBM WebSphere MQ
  • Exercise: Working with queues

Day 2

  • Understanding and using Queue alias
  • Concept of Remote Queue definition
  • Using the IBM WebSphere MQ Explorer
  • Introduction to the message queue interface (MQI)
  • Triggering concepts
  • Exercise: Implementing triggering
  • IBM WebSphere MQ internals
  • Message integrity
  • Exercise: Queue recovery

Day 3

  • Distributed queuing
  • Exercise: Queue manager interconnection
  • Dead letter queues
  • How to define a rules table for DLQ handler
  • Exercise: Dead letter queue handling
  • Queue manager clustering
  • Adding queue manager to a cluster
  • Establishing communication between queue manager's in the cluster
  • Removing queue manager from the cluster
  • Exercise: IBM WebSphere MQ clustering setup

Day 4

  • IBM WebSphere MQ security with OAM
  • Exercise: Object security administration with the OAM
  • Understanding the circumstances under which a client or a server needs to be installed
  • IBM WebSphere MQ clients
  • Exercise: Client attachment
  • SupportPacs, interfaces, and bridges

Day 5

  • IBM WebSphere MQ high availability
  • Backup and restore of IBM WebSphere MQ object definitions
  • Exercise: Backup and restore of IBM WebSphere MQ object definitions
  • Message tracking
  • Exercise: Trace route utility
  • Using traces, error logs, and failure data capture files
  • Exercise: Performing an IBM WebSphere MQ trace