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Created by Guest
Created on Nov 4, 2022

Provide a way for autodefined Cluster Sender channels to use Certificates other than the one in the Queue Managers CERTLABL parameter

When a Queue Manager is a member (Partial Repository) in two separate Clusters, with each cluster requiring a different Certificate for TLS Encryption, there is presently no way to support this. The autodefined cluster senders for one of the clusters can be picked up from the Queue Managers CERTLABL parameter, but there is no way to specify a different CERTLABL for the autodefined clusters senders that require a different cert. For Senders, Receivers, Cluster Receivers, SVRCONNs, etc.. you can specify CERTLABL at the Channel Definition level to use multiple different certs, however autodefined Cluster Senders do not allow that. The particular Queue Managers that are requiring this are "Gateway" queue managers, which are members of External Clusters, and Internal Clusters and pass messages between them. Internal and External require different Certificates for Encryption.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Dec 20, 2022

    Hi Mark, Thanks for preparing and posting this Sample Exit!! It looks like it could meet our needs quite nicely and we'll be testing it out. Any consideration into implementing this into some kind of officially supported part of the MQ Product in a future release?

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    Mark Taylor
    Dec 16, 2022

    A sample Channel Autodefinition exit demonstrating how to do this is now available:

    https://github.com/ibm-messaging/mq-exits/tree/master/channel/amqsxlbl