Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 400 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
  • If you want to use COM+, you must have COM+ Rollup Package 18.1 or later. COM+ Rollup Package 18.1 has a Microsoft Knowledge Base article number of Q313582 and is available from the Microsoft Web site at: v
  • 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 V4.0 or later
  • WinZip 8.0 or higher (downloadable from
  • 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 software from Web Age Solutions.

  • WebSphere MQ V6 for Windows (60 day evaluation): CD labeled MQSeriesV6

Lab Setup: