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Created by Guest
Created on Sep 14, 2023

In transit MQ encryption without SSL certificates

In a large MQ environment it can be quite time consuming to stay on top of certificate renewals. When SSL/TLS is enabled on MQ channels there is significant risk of impact if SSL certs are not renewed in time. It can also be complicated to ensue all partners have the necessary CA certs when certificates change.

Based on experience, some application teams can find it quite challenging to enable SSL on client applications and having an option to use some sort of standard encryption which is activated with a single setting would be much easier than the current SSL/TLS setup. 

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Jun 28, 2024
    MQ 9.4 has an option to allow clients to accept any server certs
  • Admin
    Mark Taylor
    Oct 12, 2023

    We are looking at ways to reduce the effort of managing client certificates as an option for a future update to MQ.


Server-side enablement of MQ Channel encryption

enable server-side encryption of MQ Channels using MQ Server certificate.currently to enable encryption on an MQ Channel you need to have a certificate store on the client side and tell the client to use which encryption. A lot of commercial packa...
over 5 years ago in MQ, MQ Advanced & MQ Appliance 4 Delivered