Sun Java System Message Queue 4.2 Release Notes

Deprecated Password Option

In previous versions of Message Queue, you could use the —p or —password option to specify a password interactively for the following commands: imqcmd, imqbrokerd, and imdbmgr. Beginning with version 4.0, these options have been deprecated.

Instead, you can create a password file that specifies the relevant passwords and reference the password file using the -passfile command option, or simply enter a password when prompted by the command.

A password file can contain one or more of the passwords listed below.

In the following example, the password to the JDBC database is set in the password file to abracadabra.


You can use a password file in one of the following ways.