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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 10, 2015

Automatically start the CHINIT address space

In IBM MQ for z/OS V8, the AMS address space is automatically started if it is installed and needed. On Distributed platforms the Channel Initiator is automatically started if the queue manager is configured to need it - ALTER QMGR SCHINIT(QMGR) - which it is by default. On IBM MQ for z/OS, to automatically start the CHINIT you need to provide the START CHINIT command in an INP2 dataset. Now while, existing users will likely all have done this, new users have to learn two different ways to get their appropriate secondary address spaces started.

Idea priority Low
RFE ID 72582
RFE Product IBM MQ
  • Admin
    Matthew Leming
    Jun 25, 2024

    As described above, this can be done easily by having the START CHINIT command in CSQINP*.

    We recognize that this is a valid requirement. However it doesn't fit with our delivery plans for the next year or so.
    As a result we are declining this idea. While declined the idea can still be voted, and commented, upon. We will retain this idea on our internal backlog for future consideration.

  • Guest
    Oct 15, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM MQ

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM MQ

  • Guest
    Jul 1, 2015

    This was the intention of an old specification document, and is still something that we would like to do one day.

  • Guest
    Jun 16, 2015

    Yep, one different less between distributed and z/OS.