In this task, you navigate to the MQ Console and check the MQ configuration. You can create a new queue that accepts incoming data.
Launch the MQ service. If a security warning is see, add an exception and proceed.
In the MQ Console page you should have a single queue manager named
mq1. If you see queues on
mq1 skip ahead, otherwise, click the Add Widget button.
Click Queues to create a queue widget. You can add different widgets into MQ Console, including MQ objects such as: charts, queues, topics, listeners, channels, etc.
From the new Queue Widget, click the Create(+) button to create a queue for the
mq1 queue manager.
In the pop-up window create a new local queue named
A new queue will be created, take a look at the queue depth, it should be 0.
To connect to the queue we'll need information such as the hostname and port of the queue manager. To get this information go to the (☰) menu and choose MQ > mq-1 > Release details.
Scroll down to the bottom of page, make a note of the queue manager hostname and listener port.
Congratulations! You successfully completed the following key steps in this lab: