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First decide on the version of MQ that you want to install
Before you install check if your system requirements are compliant to the list provided in
· Download the WMQ 7.1 software from IBM website or locate a DVD.
The latest trial version (currently v7.5) can be downloaded from http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/downloads/ws/wmq/
The trial licence is for 90 days, so use it well.
While you download the software download support pac MQ Explorer for windows. This will be useful to as an admin tool.
Also download other support pac’s that you might be interested in.
Create user and group mqm
User and group mqm are created by default as part of the installation. However you might want to create them manually so that the UID and GID are the same across multiple installations (this is useful in case of multi instance queue manager).
· Create a group called mqm
· Create a user called mqm
· C onnect to the queue managers you have created as part of the server to server verification by launching the MQ Explorer and right clicking Queue Manager.
However you will not be able to connect to the remote queue manager until you open up the security for remote administration. We will cover this as part of Subsequent topics on Security.
· cd to the directory containing the rpm files
· Install MQExplorer (with dependency JRE) by executing rpm command as root
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