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MQ Linux Install

un Zip and un Tar the install package

Accept license

./mqlicense.sh

as root

rpm -ivh IBMJava2-SDK-1.4.2-0.0.i386.rpm
rpm -ivh MQSeriesRuntime-6.0.0-0.i386.rpm
rpm -ivh MQSeriesServer-6.0.0-0.i386.rpm
rpm -ivh MQSeriesJava-6.0.0-0.i386.rpm


Note: A new mqm user has been created

/cat/etc wil show something similar to:
mqm:x:2525:2525::/var/mqm:/bin/bash

echo 268435456 > /proc/sys/kernel/shmmax

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I edited the /etc/sysctl.conf file to persist my changes

#Steve Robinson - Added Kernel Parameters for WebSphere MQ 28-jan-2008
kernel.shmmax = 268435456

cat /proc/sys/kernel/sem
250 32000 32 128

Order: semmsl, semmns, semopm, semni
For WebSphere MQ:
the SEMMSL value must be 128 or greater
the SEMOPM value must be 5 or greater
the SEMMNS value must be 16384 or greater
the SEMMNI value must be 1024 or greater

I edited the /etc/sysctl.conf file to persist my changes
#Steve Robinson - Added Kernel Parameters for WebSphere MQ 28-jan-2008
#Order: semmsl, semmns, semopm, semni
kernel.sem = 250 32000 32 1024

cat /proc/sys/fs/file-max
100728

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Check what is installed

rpm -q -a | grep MQSeries

[mqm@s15418557 mq6_install]$ rpm -q -a | grep MQSeries
MQSeriesServer-6.0.0-0
MQSeriesRuntime-6.0.0-0
MQSeriesJava-6.0.0-0

and

dspmqver

[mqm@s15418557 mq6_install]$ dspmqver
Name: WebSphere MQ
Version: 6.0.0.0
CMVC level: p000-L050519
BuildType: IKAP - (Production)


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Installing MQ Explorer

Because I am installing on Linux CentOs there is a dependancy for MQSeriesIES30-6.0.0-0.i386.rpm on Mozilla,but I do not wish to install mozilla as I have firefox installed.

rpm -ivh --nodeps MQSeriesIES30-6.0.0-0.i386.rpm

rpm -ivh MQSeriesConfig-6.0.0-0.i386.rpm

Type: strmqcfg to run MQ Explorer over XWindows.

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