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IBM MQ Free / Shareware Tools Index
Message Editors / Browsers Message Management
MQ Administration MQ Monitoring
MQ File Transfer / Soap MQ Log Handling
MQ Backup MQ SSL
MQ Security  

Message Editors / Browsers

URL Date / Version Description
Go v2.2.0 MQ Visual Edit application allows users to view, manipulate and manage messages in a queue and/or topic of an IBM MQ (formally WebSphere MQ, MQSeries) queue manager and presents the data in a simplified format similar to a database utility or spreadsheet program. Versions: 30-day free trial and commercial release. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go v2.2.0 MQ Visual Browse application allows users to view messages in a queue and/or topic of an IBM MQ queue manager and presents the data in a simplified format similar to a database utility or spreadsheet program. Versions: 30-day free trial and commercial release. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go v2.0.4 MQ Batch Toolkit application allows users to manipulate and manage messages in a queue of an IBM MQ queue manager from a command-line or shell scripting environment. Versions: 30-day free trial and commercial release. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go v1.14 Hermes JMS is a Swing application that allows you to interact with JMS providers. Hermes will work with any JMS enabled transport making it easy to browse or seach queues and topics, copy messages around and delete them. Author: Colin Crist
Go 22Apr08 IH03: WebSphere Message Broker V6 - Message display, test and performance utility contains utilities that are useful for the development and testing of IBM MQ and WebSphere Message Broker Version 6 applications. (Also known as: rfhutil) Author: Jim McNair of IBM
Go v1.01 JMQBrowser is a graphical tool to browse objects and messages. Versions: Lite and commercial release.
Go v2.8 QueueZee is a MS Windows Java application designed for message management, manipulation and analysis of IBM IBM MQ messages. Freeware. Author: AngusSoft.
Go 28Jan98 MO60: MQSeries for AIX - Message browser provides a convenient graphical interface for viewing and manipulating messages on MQ queues. Author: Chris Markes of IBM

Message Management

URL Date / Version Description
Go v2.0.4 MQ Batch Toolkit application allows users to manipulate and manage messages in a queue of an IBM MQ queue manager from a command-line or shell scripting environment. Versions: 30-day free trial and commercial release: $99.00 USD. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go 29Jul08 MA01: IBM MQ - Q Program contains a simple pipe line program (Q) which takes messages from one source and outputs to a target. Author: Paul Clarke of IBM
Go 06Feb02 MA0J: MQSeries - Put message utility provides a simple and convenient method for MQSeries V5.1 users to put messages to a queue. Author: Annette Green of IBM
Go 30Jul08 MA0T: IBM MQ - Message Test Utility is a command line based program that provides the ability to execute scripts that simulate the flow of messages between applications that use IBM Websphere MQ (MQ). Author: Tim Armstrong
Go 29Jul08 MO03: IBM MQ Queue Load/Unload Utility provides a simple command line application for loading and unloading messages off queues. Author: Paul Clarke of IBM

MQ Administration

URL Date / Version Description
Go v1.0.0 MQ Port Scan will scan a range of ports for a given server looking for a queue manager's MCA, using the standard (system default) channel names, in order to make a successful connection. Source code included. Freeware. Author: Roger Lacroix.
Go v1.2.0 MQWhat is a great tool for documenting which MQ components are installed and active on a particular server. Since, MQ component information is contained in various files and / or outputted by MQ programs, MQWhat is designed to collect and summarize the MQ information and present the information to the user's screen in a concise manner. On Unix / Linux, MQWhat is supplied as a Unix Shell script and on Windows, MQWhat is supplied as an executable.Source code included. Freeware. Author: Roger Lacroix.
Go 11Nov11 MSOT: IBM MQ Explorer is a graphical configuration tool which enables you to remotely explore and configure all IBM MQ objects and resources, including Java Message Service (JMS), and publish and subscribe. This product is Built on Eclipse. Author: IBM
Go 27Sep05 MA6O: IBM MQ - UNIX Administration Tool is a shell program which makes use of the original IBM utilities for administering MQ, while offering enhanced reliability, power and ease of use. Author: Dr. Johannes Bohm of Business Solution Group
Go v1.3.0 MisterQ Explorer is a lightweight MQ administration tool for IBM IBM MQ queues, channels and messages. It is developed as a plugin for the Eclipse platform. Author: Christian Märkle
Go 24Jul08 MO72: MQSC Client for IBM MQ is a command line tool for issuing MQSC commands to a queue manager. Author: Paul Clarke of IBM
download file 18Aug02 MQJExplorer is a graphical management tool for MQSeries. It is modeled after the MQExplorer Microsoft Management Console plug-in supplied with MQSeries for Windows NT/2000. Unlike MQExplorer, MQJExplorer is implemented in 100% pure java. As such, it will execute on a wider variety of platforms than MQExplorer. There is no formal support for this tool. Author: Neil Kolban of IBM

MQ Monitoring

URL Date / Version Description
Go v1.1.0 MQ Channel Monitor is a software package that is designed to gather and to display the status of MQ channels of the queue manager. MQCM displays 16 columns of channel status information. The display is automatically refreshed. The user can define filters so that only particular channels will have their status displayed. Source code included. Freeware. Author: Roger Lacroix.
Go v4.5.3 QFlex is a middleware management product that allows end users to have better visibility over their middleware infrastructure. It enables companies to track performance, detect problems and troubleshoot messaging environments that utilize IBM Middleware technologies. Versions: free and commercially supported releases. Author: NetFlexity
Go 24Jul08 MO01: Event and Dead Letter Queue Monitor is the MQSeries Event queue monitor, Dead Letter queue monitor and Expired message remover for Windows, Java, OS/2 and AIX. Author: Sam Garforth of SJG Consulting Ltd
Go 07Mar03 MS0K: IBM MQ - Events Monitor Tool monitors the queue managers, using events. Author: Sanjeev. S of IBM
Go 05Nov04 MS71: IBM MQ for Windows 2000 - Deadletter queue monitor acts as a deadletter queue monitor. It browses the deadletter queue and pops-up a window if anything appears on it. Author: Arjan Van Vught of IBM

MQ File Transfer / Soap

URL Date / Version Description
Go v1.2.2 Universal File Mover is a managed file transfer solution that facilitates the transfer of files using FTP, HTTP, SCP, SFTP and IBM MQ. UFM processes "Action" commands which are controlled through an UFM Workflow XML file. The user combines a series of Action commands to create the UFM Workflow XML file. Source code included. Freeware. Author: Roger Lacroix.
21Oct03 MA0M: MQSeries - SPAZIO XSP Base is a basic file transfer over IBM IBM MQ. Versions: free and commercially supported releases. Author: Primeur
Go 07Aug03 MA0P: IBM MQ FTP client provides a basic FTP client for IBM MQ. Author: Arjan van Vught of IBM
Go 06Oct08 MA0V: Asynchronous support in IBM MQ transport for SOAP provides support for asynchronous invocation of WebServices over IBM MQ. It also supports transactional handling of messages by the WebServices client. Author: Jitu Patel of IBM

MQ Log Handling

URL Date / Version Description
Go 09Jun06 MO73: IBM MQ Linear Log Clean-up Utility is a linear log clean up utility for the Windows platform. Author: Rao Adiraju of Distributed Systems Consultants Pty Ltd
Go 10Dec08 MS0L: MQSeries - Linear Logfile Maintenance in Java & Korn Shell provides a Java based utility for performing Linear Logfile Maintenance on either UNIX or Windows Servers. Author: Tim Von Niessen of IBM Canada
Go 22Jun06 MS62: MQSeries - Linear log clean-up script provides a Perl script that can be used to either compress, gzip or delete linear logfiles that are no longer needed by MQSeries. Author: Shelden & Associates Inc

MQ Backup

URL Date / Version Description
Go 21Jan09 MS03: IBM MQ save Queue Manager object definitions using PCFs interrogates the attributes of all the objects defined to a queue manager (either local or remote) and saves them to a file. Author: Wayne Schutz of IBM
Go 07Sep98 MS63: MQSeries - Save authorities script provides a Korn Shell script that saves the current authorities of queue managers, queues and processes them to a file.

MQ SSL

URL Date / Version Description
download file 07Sep10 MQSSLSetup is a Java application that helps with the setup of MQ SSL. Author: Hatcher Jeter

MQ Security

URL Date / Version Description
Go v1.0.3 MQ Channel Auto Creation Manager (MQCACM) is an MQ Channel Auto-Definition (MQ CHAD) exit that allows a company to control and restrict incoming connection requests to auto-create a channel. MQCACM is invoked when a request is received to start an undefined Receiver, Server-Connection, Cluster-Receiver or Cluster-Sender channel. MQCACM can modify or clear the supplied default channel definition values for an instance of the channel, so that there is no exit incompatibility (cross-platform or otherwise). MQCACM will operate with IBM MQ v6.0, v7.0, v7.1 or v7.5 in Windows, Unix, IBM i and Linux environments. 'Licensed as Free'. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go v1.0.3 MQ Channel Auto Creation Manager for z/OS (z/MQCACM) is an MQ Channel Auto-Definition (MQ CHAD) exit that allows a company to control and restrict incoming connection requests to auto-create a channel. MQCACM is invoked when a request is received to start an undefined Receiver, Server-Connection, Cluster-Receiver or Cluster-Sender channel. MQCACM can modify or clear the supplied default channel definition values for an instance of the channel, so that there is no exit incompatibility (cross-platform or otherwise). z/MQCACM will operate with IBM MQ v5.3.1, v6.0, v7.0 or v7.1 for z/OS environments. 'Licensed as Free'. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go v1.0.2 MQ Set UserID (MQSUI) is a new solution that allows a company the ability to explicitly set a UserID via a MQ Channel's Send, Receive or Message Exit. The exit will operate with IBM MQ in Windows, IBM i (OS/400), Unix and Linux environments. 'Licensed as Free'. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go v1.0.2 MQ Set UserID for z/OS (z/MQSUI) is a new solution that allows a company the ability to explicitly set a UserID via a MQ Channel's Send, Receive or Message Exit. The exit will operate with IBM MQ in z/OS v1.4 or higher environments. 'Licensed as Free'. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go v1.0.2 Client-side Security Exit for Depository Trust Clearing Corporation (SX4DTC2) is a new solution that allows a company to perform verification with a Depository Trust Clearing Corporation queue manager. The security exit will operate with IBM MQ in Windows, IBM i (OS/400), Unix and Linux environments. 'Licensed as Free'. Author: Capitalware Inc.
Go v1.0.2 Client-side Security Exit for Depository Trust Clearing Corporation for z/OS (z/SX4DTC2) is a new solution that allows a company to perform verification with a Depository Trust Clearing Corporation queue manager. The security exit will operate with IBM MQ in z/OS v1.4 or higher environments. 'Licensed as Free'. Author: Capitalware Inc.