Oracle Database Gateway for WebSphere MQ provides access to WebSphere MQ services. This gateway requires a system that is capable of running 64-bit applications.

Intended Audience

This guide is intended for anyone responsible for installing, configuring, or administering the Oracle Database Gateway for WebSphere MQ. It is also for developers writing applications that access message queuing systems, particularly those developers who need to access queues owned by both WebSphere MQ and other non-Oracle message queuing systems as well as queues owned by Oracle Advanced Queuing (AQ).

Read this guide if you are responsible for tasks such as:

Before using this guide, you must understand the fundamentals of your operating system, the Oracle Database Gateways, PL/SQL, the Oracle database, and WebSphere MQ software before using this guide to install, configure, or administer the gateway.

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Product Name

The complete name for this product is Oracle Database Gateway for WebSphere MQ, also called OG4MQ.

Typographic Conventions

The following typographic conventions are used in this guide:

Convention Description
monospace Monospace type indicates commands, directory names, user names, path names, and file names.
italics Italic type indicates variables, including variable portions of file names. It is also used for emphasis and for book titles.
UPPERCASE Uppercase letters indicate Structured Query Language (SQL) reserved words, initialization parameters, and environment variables.
Bold Bold type indicates screen names and fields.
SQL*Plus prompts The SQL*Plus prompt, SQL>, appears in SQL statement and SQL*Plus command examples. Enter your response at the prompt. Do not enter the text of the prompt, "SQL>", in your response.

Command Syntax

Command syntax appears in monospace font. The dollar character ($), number sign (#), or percent character (%) are UNIX command prompts. Do not enter them as part of the command. The following command syntax conventions are used in this guide:

Convention Description
backslash \ A backslash is the UNIX command continuation character. It is used in command examples that are too long to fit on a single line. Enter the command as displayed (with a backslash) or enter it on a single line without a backslash:
dd if=/dev/rdsk/c0t1d0s6 of=/dev/rst0 bs=10b \ 
braces { } Braces indicate required items:
.DEFINE {macro1}
brackets [ ] Brackets indicate optional items:
cvtcrt termname [outfile]
ellipses ... Ellipses indicate an arbitrary number of similar items:
CHKVAL fieldname value1 value2 ... valueN
italics Italic type indicates a variable. Substitute a value for the variable:
vertical line | A vertical line indicates a choice within braces or brackets:
FILE filesize [K|M]

Related Publications

See the Oracle Database Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide for information common to all Oracle Database Gateways, including important information about functions, parameters, and error messages.

Related Documents

The guide includes references to the following documents:

Oracle Call Interface Programmer's Guide

Oracle Database Administrator's Guide

Oracle Database Error Messages

Oracle Database Reference

Oracle Database Utilities

Oracle Database Heterogeneous Connectivity Administrator's Guide

Oracle Database Net Services Administrator's Guide

Oracle Database Net Services Reference

Oracle Database Security Guide

Oracle Database SQL Language Quick Reference

Oracle Database PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference

Oracle Database PL/SQL Language Reference

Oracle Database Installation Guide

Oracle Procedural Gateway Visual Workbench for WebSphere MQ Installation and User's Guide for Microsoft Windows (32-Bit)