Does WebSphere MQ (running under z/OS 1.8) support digital certificate verification via RSA ?

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Question

When using certificates which are signed by a CA will WebSphere MQ support the digital certificate verification signed with RSA SHA256 per NIST standards ?

Answer

WebSphere MQ z/OS System SSL for certificate management and SSL connection negotiate so there are no specific requirements for the signature algorithm of certificates. If System SSL can process the certificate then it is supported with WebSphere MQ.

OA22451 documents new function for z/OS 1.8 with reference to the SHA-2 algorithm.


Product Alias/Synonym

WebSphere MQ WMQ

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More support for:

WebSphere MQ
SSL

Software version:

6.0, 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.1

Operating system(s):

OS/390, z/OS

Reference #:

1644222

Modified date:

2013-07-19

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