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WM302 IBM MQ V8 System Administration for z/OS

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4 Days

24 CPD hours

About this course

This intermediate course is designed for technical support personnel who implement, operate, and perform day-to-day administration of IBM MQ V8 on z/OS.


Describe message-oriented middleware and the capabilities it must provideIdentify the key components of IBM MQ for z/OSSummarize the responsibilities of the IBM MQ administratorConfigure IBM MQ IBM V8 for z/OSEnable IBM MQ for z/OS eight-byte RBA and buffers above 2 GBDemonstrate how to create and change queues and place and retrieve messages from a queueDefine and demonstrate how to set up and work with distributed queuingDifferentiate between an IBM MQ queue manager and an IBM MQ clientDescribe and demonstrate how to set up an IBM MQ clusterContrast point-to-point and publish/subscribe messaging stylesDescribe shared queues and queue sharing groupsSummarize IBM MQ for z/OS recovery and restart activitiesDemonstrate how to use IBM MQ events for monitoringSummarize performance considerationsDescribe security considerations for IBM MQ for z/OSDescribe and implement connection authentication and channel authorizationIdentify correct problem determination techniques for IBM MQ for z/OSSummarize basic use and configuration of IBM MQ Managed File TransferDescribe IBM MQ support for CICS and IMS interfaces


This course provides the skills that are necessary to configure and manage an IBM MQ V8 queue manager on z/OS. Through lectures and hands-on lab exercises, students learn how to install, customize, operate, and administer IBM MQ V8.

Course Outline
  • Course introduction
  • IBM MQ review
  • IBM MQ architecture, installation, and configuration
  • Exercise: Configuring an IBM MQ for z/OS queue manager
  • IBM MQ for z/OS administrative interface options
  • Exercise: Working with queues
  • Distributed queuing
  • Exercise: Working with channels
  • IBM MQ clients
  • Exercise: Working with IBM MQ clients
  • IBM MQ cluster basics
  • Exercise: Working with IBM MQ clusters
  • Publish/subscribe basics
  • Exercise: Publish/subscribe basics
  • Queue sharing groups
  • Using IBM MQ events and the dead-letter queue utility
  • Exercise: Working with IBM MQ events
  • Security considerations
  • Exercise: Security
  • Problem determination
  • IBM MQ Managed File Transfer
  • Exercise: IBM MQ Managed File Transfer configuration for z/OS
  • IBM MQ for z/OS backup, recovery, and related file tasks
  • Exercise: Working with file handling utilities
  • Support for CICS, IMS, and HTTP applications
  • Course summary
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans WM302 IBM MQ V8 System Administration for z/OS training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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