I’m now an Independent Consultant looking for Contracts

Yet again, It’s been awhile since I’ve updated the blog.. I’ve been busy getting married and I’ve made the decision to leave Perficient and try my hand at independent consulting in Canada. If you’d like to talk about what services I can provide, feel free to hit me up on one of the ten thousand […]

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Datapower: url-open with custom MQ Headers

If you are trying to use datapower’s url-open command to an MQ destination and need to set the MQMD header, you must follow the information contained in the following post: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/message.jspa?messageID=14542843#14542843 Basically, the final xslt document that needs to be sent as part of the http-headers is: <xsl:variable name=”newSerializedMQMD”> <header name=”MQMD”></strong> <xsl:value-of select=”$mqmdSer” /> </header></strong> […]

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DataPower – Changing the MQMD AppIdentity Header

If you plan on using datapower to write a modified value to the AppIdentity MQMD header, ensure that your Put Message Options on your destination are correct. You want to use “2052″ which represents “MQPMO_SET_CONTEXT_ALL” along with “MQPMO_NO_SYNCPOINT”. You need to tell MQ that it should use the message headers from the written message. In […]

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DataPower 3.8.1 and WebSphere MQ

If you are using DataPower to pull messages from MQ which contains persistent messages, do yourself a favor and set the ‘Units of Work’ on the QM in DP to 1. This will enable DataPower to use SyncPoints from MQ and allow you transactionality on a per-message basis. Without this setting, you can get very […]

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Datapower and Netegrity Siteminder Integration

I’ve posted a question to the Datapower external newsgroup asking about how Siteminder can be used to authenticate users. The documentation is pretty thin on the subject. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=315235 Basically, i have a username and password that I’d like Siteminder to authenticate. I’m sure that Datapower invokes a URL and posts the information to the given […]

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Still Alive

Yes, I’m still alive. Things have been pretty slow this year and I haven’t had all that much to say here at DanZrobok.com. It looks like business is picking up in the 4th quarter and I find myself with an opportunity to work with iTKO Lisa, an SOA Testing tool. I’ll get into more details […]

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Migrating to WebSphere Process Server V6.2

This tutorial shows you how to migrate WebSphere Process Server configuration data,
application data, and databases from V6.1.2.3 to V6.2.0.1. The tutorial also describes the sub-tasks
involved and shows you how to use migration log files for troubleshooting.

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IBM Certification : Take it again, Free!

Just incase you were thinking of writing some IBM Certifications, there will be a new promotion in July called Take It Again which allows you to rewrite a failed certification test free. I have to re-write my WebSphere Integration Developer, WebSphere Process Server and DataPower certifications and am waiting for this promo to start before […]

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