This course is also available as self-paced virtual (e-learning) course IBM MQ V9.1 System Administration (ZM156G). This option does not require any travel. This course teaches you how to customize, operate, administer, and monitor IBM MQ on-premises on distributed operating systems. The course covers configuration, day-to-day administration, problem recovery, security management, and performance monitoring. In addition to the instructor-led lectures, the hands-on exercises provide practical experience with distributed queuing, working with MQ clients, and implementing clusters, publish/subscribe messaging. You also learn how to implement authorization, authentication, and encryption, and you learn how to monitor performance.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:
Describe the IBM MQ deployment options
Create and manage queue managers, queues, and channels
Use the IBM MQ sample programs and utilities to test the IBM MQ network
Configure distributed queuing
Configure MQ client connections to a queue manager
Define and administer a queue manager cluster
Administer Java Message Service (JMS) in MQ
Implement basic queue manager restart and recovery procedures
Use IBM MQ troubleshooting tools to identify the cause of a problem in the IBM MQ network
Manage IBM MQ security
Monitor the activities and performance of an IBM MQ system

  • Introducing IBM MQ Exercise

  • Getting started with IBM MQ

  • Working with IBM MQ administration tools Exercise

  • Working with IBM MQ administration tools

  • Configuring distributed queuing Exercise

  • Implementing distributed queuing

  • Managing clients and client connections Exercise

  • Connecting an IBM MQ client Advanced IBM MQ client features

  • Working with queue manager clusters Exercise

  • Implementing a basic cluster

  • Publish/subscribe messaging Exercise

  • Configuring publish/subscribe message queuing

  • Implementing basic security in IBM MQ Exercise

  • Controlling access to IBM MQ

  • Securing IBM MQ channels with TLS Exercise

  • Securing channels with TLS Authenticating channels and connections

  • Exercise

  • Implementing connection authentication Supporting JMS with IBM MQ Diagnosing problems
    Running an IBM MQ trace Backing up and restoring IBM MQ messages and object definitions
    Using a media image to restore a queue
    Backing up and restoring IBM MQ object definitions High availability Monitoring and configuring IBM MQ for performance
    Monitoring IBM MQ for performance
    Monitoring resources with the IBM MQ Console


This course is designed for technical professionals who require the skills to administer IBM MQ.




Basic knowledge of IBM MQ concepts and features Some knowledge of TCP/IP configuration Basic experience with Windows 2016 system administration


Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)


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