IBM MQ V9.1 System Administration (ZM156G-SPVC)


This course is also available as classroom course IBM MQ V9.1 System Administration (WM156G).


This course teaches you how to customize, operate, administer, and monitor IBM MQ on-premises on distributed operating systems. The course covers configuration, day-to-day administration, problem recovery, security management, and performance monitoring. In addition to the recorded lectures, the hands-on exercises provide practical experience with distributed queuing, working with MQ clients, and implementing clusters, publish/subscribe messaging. You also learn how to implement authorization, authentication, and encryption, and you learn how to monitor performance. 


Note: This course does not cover any of the features of MQ for z/OS or MQ for IBM i.


IBM Customers and Sellers: If you are interested in this course, consider purchasing it as part of one of these Individual or Enterprise Subscriptions:

  • IBM Learning for Automation Individual Subscription (SUBR021G)
  • IBM Learning for Automation Enterprise Subscription (SUBR005G)
  • IBM Learning Individual Subscription with Red Hat Learning Services (SUBR023G




This course is designed for technical professionals who require the skills to administer IBM MQ.


  • Basic knowledge of IBM MQ concepts and features
  • Some knowledge of TCP/IP configuration
  • Basic experience with Windows 2016 system administration


After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the IBM MQ deployment options
  • Create and manage queue managers, queues, and channels
  • Use the IBM MQ sample programs and utilities to test the IBM MQ network
  • Configure distributed queuing
  • Configure MQ client connections to a queue manager
  • Define and administer a queue manager cluster
  • Administer Java Message Service (JMS) in MQ
  • Implement basic queue manager restart and recovery procedures
  • Use IBM MQ troubleshooting tools to identify the cause of a problem in the IBM MQ network
  • Manage IBM MQ security
  • Monitor the activities and performance of an IBM MQ system
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Course Outline

Introducing IBM MQExercise: Getting started with IBM MQWorking with IBM MQ administration toolsExercise: Working with IBM MQ administration toolsConfiguring distributed queuingExercise: Implementing distributed queuingManaging clients and client connectionsExercise: Connecting an IBM MQ clientAdvanced IBM MQ client featuresWorking with queue manager clustersExercise: Implementing a basic clusterPublish/subscribe messagingExercise: Configuring publish/subscribe message queuingImplementing basic security in IBM MQExercise: Controlling access to IBM MQSecuring IBM MQ channels with TLSExercise: Securing channels with TLSAuthenticating channels and connectionsExercise: Implementing connection authenticationSupporting JMS with IBM MQDiagnosing problemsExercise: Running an IBM MQ traceBacking up and restoring IBM MQ messages and object definitionsExercise: Using a media image to restore a queueExercise: Backing up and restoring IBM MQ object definitionsHigh availabilityMonitoring and configuring IBM MQ for performanceExercise: Monitoring IBM MQ for performanceExercise: Monitoring resources with the IBM MQ Console