Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 700 MHz or faster CPU
  • 256 MB of memory or more
  • 4GB hard disk space minimum
  • CD-ROM drive
  • LAN Adapter
  • Networked
  • Internet Access (strongly recommended)

Minimum Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 (32-bit version only) with Service Pack 4 or later. This can be any of the following products:
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit version only).
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32-bit version only). This can be either of the following products:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader V5.0 or later
  • Compiler compatible with WMQ V6 (C and/or COBOL)
  • WebSphere MQ V6 for Windows (Obtain CD from Web Age Solutions). *

* – indicates software provided by Web Age Solutions on CD.


Before installation, please make sure you have received the following software from Web Age Solutions:

  • WebSphere MQ V6 for Windows (90 day evaluation): CD labeled MQSeriesV6
  • Receive the WA1227 supporting zip file by email from Web Age Solutions

Lab Setup:

Install and setup the software in the following order (click the software title for installation instructions) :

  1. Install WMQ V6 – Click the link WMQ V6 for installation.
  2. Create a directory c:mqlab and unzip the supporting zip file to that directory.