How to find the version of the MQ Explorer

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Question

You want to find out the version of the MQ Explorer.

Answer

Note: You may have several installations of the MQ Explorer, for example: MQ 7.0.1.6 or later, and MQ 7.1 or later, or the SupportPac MS0T. For each instance of the MQ Explorer that you want to check the version, you need to perform the following:

+ For all versions:

Start the MQ Explorer GUI.
From the top Menu bar select "Help" and then "About IBM WebSphere MQ Explorer"




+ For MQ 7.0.x

You will see the following window. Click on "Feature Details"


You will see the following Window. Notice the 2 entries for:
Provider: IBM
Feature Name: WebSphere MQ Explorer Branding Plug-in
The entry with the highest version (7.0.1.9 in this example) indicates the version of the MQ Explorer.




+ MQ 7.1.x and later

After you select "Help" and then "About IBM WebSphere MQ Explorer", you will see the following window.
In this example, the version is: 7.1.0.1


Related information

SupportPac MS0T: MQ Explorer (standalone)

Product Alias/Synonym

WMQ MQ

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Document information


More support for:

WebSphere MQ
Capability

Software version:

7.0.1, 7.1, 7.5, 8.0

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1617189

Modified date:

2014-10-27

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