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Course Catalog » IBM MQ Curriculum

IBM MQ - MQ Operations and Administration

6 hours



This course begins by describing IBM MQ, and its common deployment options, and then is expanded to show how an IBM MQ queue manager is created. Various commands used to interact with MQ components are discussed throughout the remaining content, showing how definitions are created and displayed, and modifications that can be made to them. A focus on the security of MQ resources and the authentication required to access them is also presented.


This course is designed for system administrators/programmers, system architects, and application developers.


A solid understanding of:

  • system and network management
  • communication and networking protocols


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe how to create and configure an MQ queue manager
  • Identify and invoke MQ commands used for MQ administration
  • Create MQ queues
  • Describe how MQ channels work, and how they are managed
  • Describe how MQ secures its resources and data

Course Content

MQ Installation and Deployment

MQ Environment Basics

IBM MQ Appliance

MQ in the Cloud

MQ on a Local Server

Creating an MQ Queue Manager

Issuing MQ Commands

MQ Logging

MQ Client Use and Implementation

MQ Commands

Understanding and Issuing MQ Control Commands

MQ Script Commands

MQ Commands for Applications

Issuing Commands Using MQ Explorer

Web and Dashboard Console Interfaces

Displaying and Modifying the Queue Manager

Creating and Displaying Services

Managing MQ Resources

Defining Local Queues

Triggering Concepts and Definitions

Defining and Managing a Process

Displaying and Managing Queues

Defining Alias Queues

Defining Queue Models

Creating and Managing Topics and Subscriptions

Publish and Subscribe Process

MQ Communications and Clustering

MQ Channel Communication

Sender and Receiver Channels

Server and Requester Channels

Starting, Stopping, Displaying, and Altering Channels

Function of MQ Clusters

MQ Cluster Benefits

Adding a Queue Manager to a MQ Cluster

Defining an MQ Cluster

Displaying MQ Cluster Attributes

MQ Monitoring and Security

Securing MQ Resources

Authenticating Users on Local and Remote Connections

Channel Authentication

Using Certificates and Keyrings

Security Exits

Securing MQ Commands

Monitoring MQ Error Logs

Identifying Error and Accounting Messages

Monitoring and Controlling Events

Statistic Messages

IBM MQ - MQ Operations and Administration Mastery Test

Course Catalog » IBM MQ Curriculum
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