IBM United States
Software Announcement 202-239
September 24, 2002

IBM WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel extends integrator's platform coverage

 ENUS202-239.PDF (77KB)

(Corrected on July 10, 2003)

Information on HP NonStop Kernel added.

(Corrected on September 30, 2002)

Media Pack details added to Ordering information section.

At a glance

Integrate, link, and control information flow between your business systems

Available in 2002:

  • HP NonStop Kernel platform support
  • National Language Support (U.S. English and Japanese)
  • Improved message repository manager (MRM) support for XML messages, performance, and tagged messages
  • Extensions to ESQL capability
  • DTD import capability
  • Message aggregation capability

Available in 2003:

  • Visual debugging tools
  • Support for plug-in input nodes
  • Ability to author plug-in nodes written in Java™
  • MRM multipart tagged message support for formats such as EDI and SWIFT
  • User Name Server

Open, yet secure...WebSphere MQ Integrator cross-platform middleware is scalable and manageable.

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or the Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).

Overview

WebSphere® MQ Integrator® Broker for HP® NonStop® Kernel, central to the IBM WebSphere software platform, helps you:

  • Create, deploy, and control message-based business solutions
  • Integrate existing applications with new e-business requirements
  • Integrate applications within enterprises
  • Connect applications between enterprises and their suppliers

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker is available on the following platforms:

  • HP-UX
  • Solaris
  • AIX®
  • Windows NT®, Windows® 2000
  • z/OS™
  • HP NonStop Kernel

What's new

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel enhances the flexibility and appeal of WebSphere MQ Integrator. It is designed and implemented to maximize the advantages of the combination of the HP NonStop Server platform and IBM's WebSphere MQ software. (See Description for more details.)

Span the divide between business processes and make consistent information accessible within and between enterprises.

Business integration

The IBM WebSphere platform for e-business includes business integration software and solutions that help integrate a single department or pervade the entire enterprise, reaching across business channels, trading partners, and Web customers.

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel delivers business integration through information connectivity. It enables:

  • Connection of disparate, incompatible business systems so that information can be accessed regardless of where it resides
  • Intelligent routing of information based on the content of the information being sent
  • Publication of relevant information only to those interested
  • Delivery of information to mobile devices, quickly and securely

Key prerequisites

Refer to the Hardware and Software requirements sections.

Planned availability dates

  • October 31, 2002: Electronic Software Delivery
  • November 29, 2002: Physical Media
  • February 28, 2003: Physical Media

Description

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel technology is a powerful information broker that selects and distributes information to the applications, databases, and people that need it.

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel maximizes the advantages of your HP NonStop Server environment, while maintaining full, standard functionality. The product's multi-process, multi-threaded architecture provides good scalability for a mixed workload including database operations, as well as CPU-intensive operations such as message transformations. The ease by which you can integrate your NonStop applications using WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel has been significantly enhanced by allowing custom plug-in nodes to use native HP NonStop communication mechanisms. For example, WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel can be configured with a custom input node that can act as a TS/MP server; you can use TS/MP requester applications to drive integration message flows directly. The combination of WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel and MQSeries for NSK running on the NonStop Server platform provides a fault-tolerant, easy-to-use, flexible, and scalable platform for your enterprise integration hub.

Users can implement realtime, application-to-application message transformation and intelligent message routing quickly and easily. It is flexible so applications can be added, extended, or replaced within information flows.

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel is a cross-platform middleware application integration engine. This powerful information broker manages:

  • Business information integration
  • Application integration
  • Integrated application data with business data and builds a dynamic distribution mechanism for information for users to subscribe to applications
  • Visualization of application flow through the use of a graphical development environment

In addition, WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel:

  • Works closely with relational databases to augment messages and also to warehouse data
  • Can distribute messages, using a dynamic publish/subscribe mechanism that enables the subscriber to filter messages based on content
  • Exploits the transactional control offered by WebSphere MQ to provide end-to-end transactional integrity between applications
  • Is architected with a library of nodes produced by IBM and delivered with the product

    Further plug-in nodes and parsers can be downloaded. WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel does not contain the rules and formatter support found in WebSphere MQ Integrator.

Customers, Business Partners, or other third parties may add to these functions by developing further plug-ins for use with this open framework concept.

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel uses WebSphere MQ to send and receive messages between applications. Operations performed on the messages include:

  • Filtering
  • Computing (based on message content)
  • Augmenting messages from business data
  • Applying a variety of rules and routing functions, including publish and subscribe

Message formats can be self-defining, using XML, or defined using an IBM-provided format repository or third-party message dictionaries. Predefined templates mean WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel can exchange information with major packaged applications.

Benefits

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel offers flexibility for customers who do not need the rules and formatter functions but require all the other functions provided by WebSphere MQ Integrator.

Benefits include:

  • Tagged Message Support
    • Ability to handle all types of industry message formats
    • Wider application to industry solutions
  • Enables industry-standard messages (SWIFT, EDI), using complementary SupportPacs and IBM Services
    • A range of message format library support
    • Solutions using these technologies
  • XML enhancements to the Message Repository Manager (MRM)
    • Supports industry-standard XML formats
    • All formats integrated and managed consistently
  • Java environment for plug-in nodes
    • Support for Java APIs when developing custom plug-ins
    • Industry momentum exploited for Java program
    • Easier availability of skills to rapidly integrate industry technologies through an open framework
  • Plug-in API extensions (input nodes)
    • Any industry application connects to the integration broker regardless of protocol
    • Simpler, more direct integration across your enterprise

Features

Improved MRM: WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel includes a new version of the MRM with significantly enhanced support for XML messages and support for industry-standard "tag-delimited" message formats such as SWIFT, EDI, and AL3 (ACORD).

Extensions to the Logical Model 

  • Explicit cardinal attributes — MRM supports four basic cardinal attributes (one, one or more, one or zero, zero or more) plus the ability to extend this to cardinal attributes such as (more than two and less than six).
  • Sequence and Choice — Compound types have a composition property that defines how they are composed of their type members. In a sequence, the type members (if present) must appear in the order specified. At most, one of the type members can appear.
  • OrderedSet and UnorderedSet — Two further composition types required for XML modeling allow compound types to be composed of other types. This is to allow modeling of DTD elements whose content specs include parentheses; for example, (A,B | (C,D).
  • Support for ANY, EMPTY, and MIXED element content.
  • XML attribute support — Allows XML attributes to be modeled as child elements. This also implies that a compound type can have a value (previously only simple types held values).
  • Support for DATE/TIME/DATETIME datatypes.
  • More than one CWF format may be defined per message set.
  • Application Header — A structure may be specified to be used as an application header for all messages in the set. Many XML message sets are designed in a header/body pattern. Distinguishing a header in this way allows WebSphere MQ Integrator to read the header to ascertain the message type of the body.
  • User-definable properties — A message designer can add new attribute/value pairs for an element or type modeled in the MRM. These properties are accessible at runtime.

New XML mapping layer: A new "XML layer" in the data model allows the following aspects of the mapping between the logical model and physical XML to be defined:

  • Control whether XML descriptors and doctype are generated or not and control their content
  • Customize the XML root element name to allow messages other than native MRM messages to be modeled
  • Identify or specify an element name or value in the XML as containing the message-type identifier
  • Identify the XML element and attribute names to be used for child elements (unless defined in this layer), the default is to use the logical model's element identifier
  • Render logical datatypes into their physical representation in the XML (particularly the rendering of DATE/TIME/ DATETIME), which can also be customized

In addition, the range of supported identifiers includes any valid XML element name, without the ":" character (in other words, it must start with a letter or underscore and can continue with letters, digits, underscores, hyphens, or full stops).

Tagged format support: A new Tag Wire Format (TWF) layer in the message model allows the physical mapping to be defined for tag-delimited strings:

  • Tag indicator — A reserved string that delimits the start of a tagged value
  • Tag terminator — A reserved string that delimits the end of a tagged value
  • Tag separator — A reserved string that separates the tag from its field
  • Continuation character — Indicates the continuation of field data onto a new line
  • Escape character — Used so that special reserved characters (such as delimiters) can be included as part of data
  • Reserved characters — String that specifies special reserved characters that must be preceded by the escape character if they are to be included as part of the data
  • Message-begin delimiter — Special reserved character used to indicate start of a message body
  • Message-end delimiter — Special reserved character used to indicate end of a message body

Specializations of this TWF layer are provided with preset values for:

  • SWIFT (ISO 15022)
  • EDI — X.12 (ISO 9735) and EDIFACT
  • ACORD/AL3

Enhanced support for plug-in node developers: The plug-in node API enables customers and Business Partners to write additional input nodes for WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel.

A new set of Java objects and classes is provided to support the development and deployment of plug-in nodes written in Java. This new interface provides access to the full range of function required for the development of new plug-in nodes.

New ESQL features: The SELECT function allows arbitrary restructuring of message trees, even those with nested repetitions. The SQL standard CREATE PROCEDURE, CREATE FUNCTION, and CALL statements are introduced. Database stored procedures defined to the broker by the CREATE PROCEDURE statement can be invoked by the CALL statement. This allows stored procedures to have proper parameter type matching and to return output values. Field references may now contain expressions for the type, name, and index of fields, allowing fields whose names are not known until runtime to be accessed without the slow EVAL statement.

Other improvements

  • Version control for plug-in nodes
  • Control Center security exit
  • User-written events
  • Partial parsing

Transaction processing SupportPacs

Each SupportPac™ supplies a particular function or service that can be used with one or more of the WebSphere MQ products.

New SupportPacs are available:

  • Remote read log (IH05)
  • Command line import/export/deploy (ICO1)
  • XML schema message format importer (IO01)
  • WSMQI — SAP IDoc Solution (IA0P)
  • WSMQI — WSMQI — FIX Solution (IA0Q)
  • WSMQI — Enabler Plan (ID07)
  • WSMQI — Bus Int Adapter Utility (IO02)
  • WSMQI — SWIFT Solution (IA0T)

Visit the Transaction Processing SupportPacs library:

Product positioning

You need to integrate applications — existing and new — to realize your e-business goals.

The WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for Multiplatforms and WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel programs represent IBM's response to this market need.

The WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for Multiplatforms and WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel address business and application integration by helping you manage information, connectivity, and flow. This allows you to:

  • Integrate existing applications with existing or new applications
  • Visualize the application flow with a graphical development environment
  • Transform, augment, and route message-based data between high-performance systems
  • Deploy, configure, and manage application integration flows requiring multiple run-times

System connectivity is typically enhanced into application integration by developers who write code to capture, evaluate, translate, and reformat data from source applications to a format understood by destination applications.

This can be simplified at design, development, and maintenance stages by using WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel, rather than traditional programming techniques, saving time, effort, and costs for your organization.

Positioning business integration

The WebSphere platform for e-business includes business integration products and solutions that help integrate a single department or pervade the entire enterprise, reaching across business channels, trading partners, and Web customers.

Business Integration is one of the capabilities delivered by the WebSphere software platform, along with user reach and experience and foundation and tools.

Business Integration can be achieved through one of four styles of integration:

  • Integration at the user's desktop — Delivering online the needed information to the right people
  • Build to integrate — Developing integrated applications
  • Process integration — Automating procedures involving many applications
  • Information connectivity — Integrating your different applications on many different platforms

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel delivers Business Integration through information connectivity, it enables:

  • Connection of disparate, incompatible business systems so that information can be accessed regardless of where it resides
  • Intelligent routing of information only to those interested
  • Delivery of information to mobile devices, quickly and securely

WebSphere MQ, which integrates over 35 platforms, provides the base messaging functions for servers and clients, and assures once-only message delivery.

WebSphere Data Interchange allows you to transform WebSphere MQ Integrator messages into electronic data interchange (EDI) formats quickly and efficiently.

WebSphere MQ Everyplace™ brings the benefits of assured message delivery and dependable security to the failure-prone environment of mobile working.

WebSphere Adapters provide the framework and tools to build and customize adapters for existing, newly packaged or custom-developed applications. The WebSphere adapters simplify information exchange with popular packaged software such as that from SAP and J.D. Edwards.

WebSphere MQ Integrator (formerly MQSeries® Integrator) and WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker provide powerful information brokers that include a one-to-many connectivity model plus transformation, intelligent routing, and information flow modelling across multiple, disparate business systems.

WebSphere MQ Workflow, a business process management system, enables the definition, execution, and swift change of complete business processes that span systems, applications, and people.

WebSphere Business Integrator provides an end-to-end business process integration solution that leverages all the products listed above, enabling the creation, execution, and management of processes that span diverse applications and enterprises.

Reference information

For further information on WebSphere MQ Integrator products, refer to the following Software Announcements:

For more information on WebSphere MQ family enhancements, refer to these Software Announcements:

For information on Business Application Adapters and Connectors, refer to the following Software Announcements:

Trademarks

 
z/OS, SupportPac, and Everyplace are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
MQ Integrator, WebSphere, AIX, and MQSeries are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
Windows and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
 
Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 
HP and NonStop are registered trademarks of Hewlett-Packard Company.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Education support

The appropriate curriculum will be updated, as necessary, to include the enhancements described in this announcement.

Descriptions of all classroom and self-study courses are available.

For WebSphere® MQ courses, access:

Call IBM Learning Services in the U.S. at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) for education catalogs, schedules, and enrollments.

Offering Information

Product information is available through the Offering Information Web site:

Publications

The Publication Notification System (PNS) is available by order number/product number. Customers currently subscribing to PNS will receive notifications automatically by e-mail. To subscribe, visit:

The IBM Publications Center Portal:

The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material, with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided, as well as payment options via credit card. Many publications are available online in various file formats, which can be downloaded free of charge.

PNS subscribers most often order their publications via the Publication Center. The following books are available for WebSphere MQ Integrator® Broker for HP NonStop Kernel:

                                           Hardcopy      PDF
Title                                      publication   on CD?
 
WebSphere MQ Integrator                    GC34-6198     Yes
 Broker for HP NonStop Kernel
 Installation and
 Customization Guide
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             GC34-6177     Yes
 for Windows NT(R)
 and Windows(R) 2000
 Installation Guide
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             GC34-6167     Yes
 Introduction and Planning
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             SC34-6168     Yes
 Using the Control Center
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             SC34-6171     Yes
 Administration Guide
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             GC34-6169     Yes
 Messages
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             SC34-6170     Yes
 Programming Guide
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             SC34-6172     Yes
 ESQL Reference
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             SC34-6173     Yes
 Problem Determination Guide
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker             SC34-6174     Yes
 Working with Messages

Updated PDF files can be downloaded from the Web after availability.

Hardcopy books can be ordered from country program libraries after planned availability. To order, contact your IBM representative, quoting SBOF-5443 for WebSphere MQ Integrator books.

Related books: WebSphere MQ family

                                                       Order
Title                                                  number
 
MQSeries(R) Planning Guide                             GC33-1349
MQSeries for Compaq NonStop                            GC34-5887
 Kernel, V5.1 Quick Beginnings
MQSeries Application                                   SC33-0807
 Programming Guide
MQSeries Application                                   SC33-1673
 Programming Reference
MQSeries Application                                   SX33-6095
 Programming Reference
 Summary
MQSeries Programmable                                  SC33-1482
 System Management
MQSeries Command Reference                             SC33-1369
MQSeries Intercommunication                            SC33-1872
MQSeries Introduction to                               GC33-0805
 Messaging & Queuing
MQSeries Messages                                      GC33-1876
MQSeries System                                        SC33-1873
 Administration
MQSeries Using C++                                     SC33-1877
MQSeries Clients                                       GC33-1632
 
                                                       Order
Title                                                  number
 
MQSeries Queue Manager                                 SC34-5349
 Clusters
MQSeries Brochure                                      G511-1908
MQSeries Using Java(TM)                                SC34-5456
MQSeries Administration                                SC34-5390
 Interface Programming
 Guide and Reference
MQSeries  Business                                     GC34-5440
 Partner Directory

Additional hardcopy documentation can be ordered separately for a fee.

Displayable softcopy publications: WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel manuals are offered in displayable softcopy form.

The displayable manuals are part of the basic machine-readable material. The files are shipped on the same media type as the basic machine-readable material.

These displayable manuals are available in PDF format.

The U.S. English PDFs are provided as a searchable Adobe Acrobat PDF package. This package comprises of a set of panels, books, and index files linked together to provide a stand-alone method of searching the WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel library, using Adobe Acrobat Reader with Search.

Technical information

Hardware requirements

Server products

  • IBM xSeries™ and Intel®-based systems (or equivalent), various manufacturers
  • HP NonStop S-series server, with at least two processors (with 2 GB of RAM per processor) and 1 GB of disk space (for installation)
  • Communications hardware that supports TCP/IP or SNA
  • Personal computer with a CD-ROM drive and network connection to the S-series Server (required for both installation and supporting the WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker Control Center and Configuration Manager)

Software requirements

Message Broker, User Name Server, Control Center, and Configuration Manager

  • Microsoft™ Windows NT, V4.0 (with SP6a)
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Server and Advanced Server (with SP2) (Toleration Mode only)
  • HP NonStop Kernel G06.18, or later, and OSS (for development)
  • HP NonStop SQL/MX software V1.8 and a compatible level of SQL/MP

Check the HP NonStop Kernel documentation for the latest patch level of the operating system and development subsystem.

IBM MQSeries for Compaq NonStop Kernel, V5.1 (not supplied, must be purchased separately)

Java requirements

  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.2.2 for Control Center
  • JRE 1.3 for Configuration Manager
  • NonStop Server for Java V2.1 at level AAO (for the Broker)

Databases

  • DB2® V6.1 (Fix Pack 7 or Fix Pack 8), DB2 V7.1 (GA Level  Fix Pack 3 or Fix Pack 4), or DB2 V7.2 (GA Level or Fix Pack 4) for the Control Center and Configuration Manager

    Transactional support is available on HP NonStop SQL/MX for the Broker

Refer to the WebSphere MQ Home Page for the latest information:

Search for product 5724-D52 WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel V2.1.

Interoperability

For details on WebSphere MQ family platforms, messaging links, gateways, and interfaces, WebSphere MQ Integrator platforms, WebSphere Data Interchange, MQSeries Workflow platforms, and additional information, access:

Performance considerations: Major performance improvements are included in the string class, parser, and MRM components within this release of the WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel. Improved message flow rates within the product reduce the associated processor costs.

Refer to published Performance Information available from the WebSphere MQ Web site:

Planning information

Use of components on separate machines: WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel consists of several components:

  • Message broker
  • Configuration manager
  • User name server
  • Database manager
  • Control center

Each component may be installed only on a single machine at time under the terms and conditions of the WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel license, except for the Control Center, which may be installed on multiple machines provided they are all used in conjunction with the same message broker machine.

The Message Broker component determines how capacity unit requirements are calculated. Calculations must be made using the appropriate type of processor for the operating system in use.

Capacity unit requirements

The charge unit for WebSphere MQ Integrator servers is based on capacity units, with each processor group requiring a certain number of capacity units.

Processor Group List

                                             Total MQSeries
                                             Capacity Units
Description                                  Required
 
Intel(1) Uniprocessor Machines               N/A(2) 2
Intel 2-way SMP Machines                      4
 RISC 1-2 Processors per box/SP Node
Intel/RISC 3-8 Processors per box/SP Node     8
Intel/RISC 9-23 Processors per box/SP Node   16
Intel/RISC 24 or more Processors             N/A(2) 30
 per box/SP Node
1
Intel machines include compatible processors such as Cyrix and AMD.
2
Not applicable for HP NonStop Server.
  • Customers ordering a new license of a WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel server product should use the capacity unit table.

Transferability

  • WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel Capacity Units are only transferable across WebSphere MQ Integrator platforms.
  • An upgrade path using Passport Advantage is provided to enable existing use authorization (capacity units) to be migrated to a WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel product at a functionally enhanced version or release level.
  • WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel Capacity Units are not transferable to other WebSphere MQ family products covered by WebSphere MQ Integrator capacity units, WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker capacity units, MQSeries capacity units, and MQSeries Workflow capacity units.

Passport Advantage media packs: Passport Advantage customers can download an ESD image of WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel and receive a media pack.

Customer responsibilities: You must provide at least the minimum hardware and software environments in which the licensed programs operate.

You must identify the machine on which you will install the WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel product, and purchase the required number of capacity units with your order.

Problem determination (PD) is a customer responsibility. PD is an assessment of whether a problem is caused by hardware or software. PD is complete only when the cause of the problem is identified. This assessment includes examination of available symptoms using the PD procedures documented in the product.

Problem source identification (PSI) is a customer responsibility. PSI begins when software is determined to be the source of the problem. PSI includes tracing the source of the program to a host system control program (SCP), an application program, or another source. Assisting the customer with PSI is an IBM service and support responsibility.

Packaging: WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel media consists of multiple CD-ROMs. It contains program code and PDF files of the publications for viewing online. The CD-ROMs also contain the complete appropriate WebSphere MQ programs necessary to run WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel on the specified platforms.

The WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel media pack contains:

  • WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel V2.1 CD-ROM
  • WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for Windows NT and Windows 2000 CD-ROM
  • WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel for Windows NT and Windows 2000: DB2 V7.1 (English and EMEA Languages) CD-ROM
  • WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel for Windows NT and Windows 2000: DB2 V7.1 (English and AP Languages) CD-ROM
  • WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker V2.1 Supplement CD-ROM
  • MQSeries V5.2.1 for Windows NT and Windows 2000 Server CD-ROM
  • MQSeries V5.2 Clients CD-ROM
  • IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA)

Electronic software delivery (ESD)

Passport Advantage customers can download ESD images from the following Web site:

Business Partners can download the above images from the following Web site:

This program when downloaded from a Web site, contains the applicable IBM license agreement, and License Information (LI), if appropriate, and will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program. The license and LI will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT for future reference.

Security, auditability, and control

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel uses the security and auditability features of the workstation or server operating system.

In addition, WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel implements a level of security including access control of queues and authorization between message queue managers.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection and implementation of security features, administration procedures and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.

Ordering information

This product is available only via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

  • Product Group: WSMQIBHN
  • Product Identifier Description: (PID)
  • WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel: (5724-D52)
  • Product Category: MQSERIES

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel uses a charge unit called a capacity unit. Multiple capacity units will need to be purchased depending on the applicable processor group on which WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel is installed.

Ordering instructions

  1. Refer to the WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel Processor Group List table shown in the Planning information section of this announcement.
  2. Input the number of servers in each tier.
  3. Total the number of capacity units per tier by multiplying the number of servers per tier by the number of capacity units per tier.
  4. Look up the Licensed Software maintenance Passport Advantage number required based on the duration (one or two years).
  5. Order the above part number and specify the total capacity unit quantity (ref. 3) plus a copy of the media.

For example: If the customer has two servers in Tier 2 and two servers in Tier 3, the total number of capacity units required = 24 (2 * 4 plus 2 * 8)

WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker for HP NonStop Kernel V2.1 Media Pack delivers the following support:

Passport Advantage customer — Media Pack entitlement details

                                                       Part
Program name                                           number
 
WebSphere MQ Integrator Broker
 for HP NonStop Kernel V2.1
 
GA1 Media Pack                                         BA07NML
 Multilingual
GA2 Media Pack                                         BA08CML
 Multilingual
Capacity Unit LIC/SW                                   D51NNLL
 MAINT 1 ANNIV
Capacity Unit LIC/SW                                   D51NPLL
 MAINT 2 ANNIV
Capacity Unit LIC/SW                                   E00IKLL
 MAINT RNWL 1ANNIV
Capacity Unit SW                                       D51NQLL
 MAINT AFT LIC 1 ANNIV

Customers with active maintenance or subscription for the following products are entitled to receive the corresponding media pack.

Note: Refer to the At a Glance section for specific elements of:

    GA1 — Available in 2002
    GA2 — Available in 2003

Entitled maintenance offerings

                              Part      Sub ID/
Description                   number    description
 
WebSphere MQ                  BA07NML   WSMQIBHNSB01/
 Integrator                              WBSPH MQ INTEG
 Broker,V2.1,                            BROKER HP NSK
 HP NSK GA1,                             CAP U
 Media Pack,
 Multilingual
 
WebSphere MQ                  BA08CML   WSMQIBHNSB01/
 Integrator                              WBSPH MQ INTEG
 Broker,V2.1,                            BROKER HP NSK
 HP NSK GA2,                             CAP U
 Media Pack,
 Multilingual

Terms and conditions

This product is available only via Passport Advantage. It is not available as shrinkwrap.

Licensing: IPLA. Proofs of Entitlement (PoE) are required for all authorized use. Part number products only, offered outside of Passport Advantage, where applicable, are license only and do not include Software Maintenance.

This software license includes Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Software Subscription and Technical Support.

LI form number: L-SBRY-5CTFGU

Limited warranty applies: Yes

Program services: Available until December 31, 2004.

Money-back guarantee: If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program, return it within 30 days from the invoice date to the party (either IBM or its reseller) from whom you acquired it for a refund. This applies only to your first acquisition of the program.

Copy and use on home/portable computer: No

Volume orders (IVO): No

Passport Advantage applies: Yes, and through the Passport Advantage Web site at:

Usage restriction: Yes

MQSeries: The program includes a copy of MQSeries. For each PoE, you are authorized to install and use MQSeries in association with your use of the program. You are authorized to install two copies of MQSeries for use with the program. You are authorized to use MQSeries only with messages generated for the program, and not for other purposes. To use MQSeries for other purposes, you must acquire a separate nonrestricted PoE for an MQSeries software product which authorizes such use.

DB2: The program includes a copy of IBM DB2 Universal Database® (DB2). For each Proof of Entitlement, you are authorized to install and use DB2 in association with your use of the program. You are authorized to install one copy of DB2 for use with the program. You are authorized to use DB2 only for the storage and management of data generated by the program, and not for other data management purposes. You are authorized to use DB2 only for the storage and management of data generated by the program, but specifically excluding use for application data. To use DB2 for other purposes, you must acquire a separate (nonrestricted) PoE for DB2 Universal Database software that authorizes such use.

Microsoft data access components: The program includes a copy of Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC). Use of MDAC by you is subject to the terms of the "End User License Agreement for Microsoft Software", a copy of which is included with the program on the Supplemental CD-ROM. In particular, you are granted no right or license to redistribute MDAC. If you wish to acquire the right or a license to redistribute MDAC, you should contact Microsoft Corporation to obtain the necessary authorization. At the time of publication, Microsoft Corporation can be contacted for this purpose via its Web page at:

Note: Microsoft Corporation reserves the right to delete the MDAC download and to change, move, or remove the referenced web page at any time, at its sole option. Notwithstanding the terms and conditions of any other agreement you may have with IBM or any of its affiliated companies (collectively "IBM"): (i) MDAC is provided on an "AS IS" basis; (ii) IBM DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT OR INTERFERENCE AND THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; (iii) IBM will not be liable to you or indemnify you for any claims related to MDAC; and (iv) IBM will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages with respect to MDAC.

Software maintenance applies: Yes

Software Maintenance, previously referred to as Subscription and Technical Support, is now included in the Passport Advantage Agreement. Installation and technical support for the products announced in this letter is provided by the Software Maintenance offering of the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement. This fee service enhances customer productivity by providing voice and electronic access into the IBM support organizations.

IBM includes Software Maintenance with each program acquired during the coverage period. The coverage period means the period commencing on the date you acquire the program up to the first or second anniversary date, depending on whether you acquired coverage for one or two anniversaries. The coverage period for Software Maintenance acquired in the two months preceding an anniversary date will be extended to the next applicable anniversary date.

While your Software Maintenance is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions; and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, only to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, every day of the year. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Guide at:

Software Maintenance does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under this agreement.

For more information about the Passport Advantage Agreement, refer to the IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement Software Announcement 201-202 , dated July 10, 2001, or visit the Passport Advantage Web site at:

Complimentary products: IBM provides licensed copies of complimentary products in our product boxes. The complimentary products cannot be upgraded through the originally ordered product. They may be upgraded separately as individual products. If a fully licensed product is required, contact IBM or your reseller. In addition, complimentary products do not entitle customers to receive service support.

Other Support: Passport Advantage

AIX®/UNIX® upgrade protection applies: No

Entitled upgrade for current AIX/UNIX upgrade protection licensees: No

iSeries™ software subscription applies: No

Variable charges apply: No

Educational allowance available: Not applicable

Prices

The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

Contact your IBM representative for pricing information for this announcement.

Passport Advantage: For Passport Advantage and charges, contact your authorized IBM Lotus Business Partner. Additional information is also available on the Passport Advantage Web site:

Global financing

IBM Global Financing offers competitive financing to credit-qualified customers to assist them in acquiring IT solutions. Offerings include financing for IT acquisition, including hardware, software, and services, both from IBM and other manufacturers, or vendors. Offerings (for all customer segments: small, medium, and large enterprise), rates, terms, and availability can vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization or visit the Web at:

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