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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 7, 2019
Merged idea
This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit MESNS-I-125 refresh security reconnect.

Introduce Graceful restart option for REFRESH SECURITY TYPE(SSL) Merged

When renewing a certificate, it is necessary to refresh the ssl connecitons with the REFRESH SECURITY TYPE(SSL) command withing the queue manager.

This has the affect of ending any active channels using SSL/TLS and them allowing them to restart. This causes affected clients to be issued with a RC2009 error as the channel has gone down. Well written applications can then reconnect. Badly written ones will fail.

The duration of the refresh can be anything from a few seconds to minutes or longer. During this time, the channels are not available

This request is for a graceful restart option. Where currently running channel instances carry on using the old certificate, newly started instances will use and validate the new certificate.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 135170
RFE Product IBM MQ
  • Admin
    Mark Taylor
    Jul 1, 2021

    This item has been merged with 217. Although the subject is not obviously the same, it is likely the same solution would assist both items.