Create WebSphere MQ Remote Queue

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Remote queues are used so that you can create a connection between a queue on machine 1 (the sender) and machine 2 (the receiver). Before setting up remote queue, you will need to create a queue manager on both machine 1 and machine 2, and a local transmission queue on machine 1 (the sender) should already have been created. 

If using MQ Explorer

On machine 1 (the sender), create a remote queue definition.

  1. In the left panel of MQ Explorer, expand Queue Managers > Machine 1 (the sender) Queue Manager.
  2. Right-click on the Queues folder and select New Remote Queue Definition.
  3. In the Name field, give your remote queue definition a name, such as Q01, and select Next.
  4. In the Remote queue manager field, enter the name of the queue manager on machine 2 (the receiver).
  5. In the Transmission queue field, enter the name of the queue manager on machine 2 (the receiver).
  6. Select Finish.

The remote queue definition should now be displayed.


On machine 2 (the receiver), create a remote queue.

  1. TBD

In this example, the remote queue is now displayed.


If using Linux command line

The steps on how to setup machine 1 are TBD.

On machine 2 (the receiver), switch to the mqm user.

~]# su - mqm


Start the MQSC utility.

~]# /opt/mqm/bin/runmqsc


Create a remote queue. In this example, the remote queue is named QUEUE02, on queue manager MANAGER02.

define qremote (Q01) rname (Q01) rqmname(MANAGER02) xmitq (MANAGER02)


Exit the MQSC utility.



Return to your user account.

~]# exit

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