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Installing WebSphere MQ 7.1 to coexist with MQ in Windows + applying fix pack

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This techdoc shows all the steps to install WebSphere MQ 7.1 in Windows, while co-existing ("side-by-side") with MQ or later.


The minimum version of MQ 7.0 that allows coexistence is However, because at the time of writing this techdoc the latest Fix Pack was, then is used in this document.

The "primary" installation will be MQ and this techdoc shows you how to setup the environment in order to use both MQ 7.0 and MQ 7.1.

In June 2012, a new chapter is added to document the installation steps for the fix pack
The chapters are:

Chapter 1: Installing MQ 7.1 side-by-side to MQ
Chapter 2: Need to run setmqenv to use MQ 7.1 commands
Chapter 3: Creating a queue manager under 7.1
Chapter 4: Remote access to the new MQ 7.1 queue manager
Chapter 5: Using MQ Explorer 7.1
Chapter 6: Migrating an MQ 7.0 queue manager to MQ 7.1
Chapter 7: Installing fix pack MQ

Attached PDF File:
Installing MQ 7.1 coexisting with on Windows.pdf

Note for 7.5: See related techdoc: Installing WebSphere MQ 7.5 to coexist with MQ 7.0.1 and MQ 7.1 in Windows (IBM Techdoc: 7036780)

PDF File: Installing MQ 7.1 coexisting with on Windows.pdf

Installing MQ 7.1 coexisting with on Windows.pdfInstalling MQ 7.1 coexisting with on Windows.pdf

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More support for: WebSphere MQ
Install / Migration

Software version: 7.0, 7.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 7023935

Modified date: 05 May 2014