Ibm Integration Bus Placement Papers - Ibm Integration Bus Interview Questions and Answers updated on 21.Apr.2024

You must use an Input node to provide the in terminal to a subflow.

The Input node provides an in terminal for an embedded message flow (a subflow).

Using Resource adapter deployment, we can reuse the deployment till the server is rebooted.

By using runmqsc <Qmanager> command.

A correlation name is a field reference that identifies a well-defined starting point in the logical message tree and is used in field references to describe a standard part of the tree format.

Connecting to the broker and to deploy the message flows.

Yes we can. One way is by adding multiple node. For ex. A single message flow can handle DATA received across MQ and Messages that are received across native IP connections.


Queue manager , Send queue ,Receive queue ,Administration queue, Administration queue ,Restart queue  ,Spill queue.

The Windows Event Viewer is where WebSphere Message Broker writes records to the local system.

WebSphere Application Server , Java Management Extensions (JMX).

MQSeries Client: A client workstation does not have a queue manager of its own. It shares a queue manager in a server with other clients. All MQSeries objects, such as queues, are in the server.Since the connection between client and server is synchronous, the application cannot work when the communication is broken. You could refer to such workstations as “slim” clients.

MQSeries Server: A workstation can be a client and a server. A server is an intermediate node between other nodes. It serves clients that have no queue manager and manages the message flow between its clients, itself and other servers. In addition to the server software you may install the client software, too. This configuration is used in an application development environment

Connection: strmqm QMA
start runmqlsr -t tcp -m QMA -p 1414
start channel (QMA.QMB)

MQCONN (MQSTATE, qManagerName) : Connects to a queue manager, which is identified by qManagerName, a string of up to 48 characters. MQSeries sets the connection handle for use in subsequent calls.

MQCONNX (MQSTATE, qManagerName, MQCNO): Connects to a queue manager with options that control the way that the call works. The queue manager is identified by qManagerName, a string of up to 48 characters. MQSeries sets the connection handle (MQSTATE.hconn) for use in subsequent calls.

To deploy the message flows onto the Broker.

Root is used in the Database content changing  and in Filter node.

Output Root is used in the ESQL code for a Compute node that creates a new output message based on the input message.

BROKER: A broker is a set of execution processes that hosts one or more message flows to route, trform, and enrich inflight messages.

BAR: Flows and sets that are to be deployed are packed in it and sent to configuration manager

EXECUTION GROUP:An execution group is a named grouping of message flows that have been assigned to a broker. The broker enforces a degree of isolation between message flows in distinct execution groups by ensuring that they execute in separate address spaces, or as unique processes.

SCADA: The SCADAInput node is used to receive messages from clients that connect to the broker across the WebSphere MQ Telemetry Trport. SCADA device clients use the MQIsdp protocol to send messages, which are converted by the SCADAInput node into a format recognized by WebSphere Message Broker. The node also establishes the processing environment for these messages.

COMPONENTS OF BROKER: Broker, Configmgr, User name service.


Enterprise Application Integration refers to the integration of one or more applications and processes together.

Tools: WBI Message Broker, ICS, WebMethods and Tibco

  • Double-click the Windows cvsnt-2.0.5.exe file to launch the installer.
  • Displays CVS Setup  window appears 
  • Select the option to accept the licence agreement and click Next.
  • Select Destination Directory screen, the default installation location is set to Workspacecvsnt. If you have enough space to install to this location click Next.
  • The next screen asks you to choose the components that you wish to install, Make your selections and click Next.
  • The Typical installation option already contained all of the components and protocols that we needed.
  • The next screen asks where the program should appear on the Start menu.
  • Accept the default and click Next.
  • Ensure that both the check boxes to install the CVS services
  • The Ready to Install screen lists the options you have selected. Click Install to start the installation. A progress bar appears while the files are copied.
  • Finally, click Finish when the completion window appears.
  • Reboot the system. The installation of the CVS server is now complete.

An execution group is a named grouping of message flows that have been assigned to a broker. The broker enforces a degree of isolation between message flows in distinct execution groups by ensuring that they execute in separate address spaces, or as unique processes.

Use the ResetContentDescriptor node to request that the message is reparsed by a different parser.

Using mqsicreatebroker  command.

  1. Routing,
  2. Trformation and
  3. Integration

  • Message Tree
  • Environment Tree
  • Local Environment Tree
  • Exception list Tree

Mqsiformatlog, Mqsilist, Mqsichangetrace, mqsireadlog and mqsireporttrace.

  • Administration Perspective
  • Application Development Perspective
  • Debugging Perspective.
  • Java Perspective (MB 6).

  • Destination Q is full
  • Destination Q doesn’t exist
  • Msg too large
  • Sender is not authorized to use the destination Q

It contains the information of the Broker Domain it is related to.

Circular logging gives you restart recovery. Linear logging gives you both restart recovery and media recovery.

Two Types

  1. a Fat Clients
  2. a Slim clients

A message Flow is a sequence of processing steps that execute in the broker when an input message when an input message is received.

It is a repository that will store the previous versions.


By using Compute node, email node and java compute node.

By using Debugging perspective, and Trace node.

In the sub flows immediate to the input node.

  • To construct one or more new output messages.
  • To build a new message using a set of assignment statements.
  • To opy messages between parsers
  • To convert messages from one code set to another
  • To trform messages from one format to another

Specify in Data Source the name by which the appropriate database is known on the system on which this message flow is to execute.

Hconn is a handle used to connect to Queue manager in MQCONN and MQCONNX api calls.

Using Debugging Mode, Trace Node ..etc..

WebSphere Message Broker supplies built-in nodes that you can use to define your message flows. For information about each of these nodes, follow the appropriate link below. The nodes listed here are grouped according to the function that they provide.

Input and output
MQInput node
MQOptimizedFlow node
MQOutput node
MQGet node
MQReply node
Publication node
MQeInput node
MQeOutput node
SCADAInput node
SCADAOutput node
HTTPInput node
HTTPReply node
HTTPRequest node
Real-timeInput node
Real-timeOptimizedFlow node
Input node
Output node
JMSInput node
JMSOutput node

Message manipulation and trformation
Compute node
Database node
DataDelete node
Datalnsert node
DataUpdate node
Extract node
JavaCompute node
JMSMQTrform node
MQJMSTrform node
Mapping node
Warehouse node
XMLTrformation node

Collating requests
AggregateControl node
AggregateReply node
AggregateRequest node

Decision making
Check node
Filter node
FlowOrder node
Label node
ResetContentDescriptor node
RouteToLabel node
TimeoutControl node
TimeoutNotification node
Validate node

Subflow identification
Passthrough node

Error handling and reporting
Throw node
Trace node
TryCatch node

Resetcontentdescripter Node: To request that the message is reparsed by a different parser.

Label Node: use it in combination with a RouteToLabel node to dynamically determine the route that a message takes through the message flow, based on its content. The RouteToLabel node interrogates the Local Environment of the message to determine the identifier of the Label node to which the message must next be routed.

Using Debugging perspective, User traces.

By using MQSC property CURDEPTH

Group of brokers that coordinate a single configuration manager constitute a Broker Domain.

grep, find, sort…etc.

MQPUT(MQSTATE, MQMD, MQPMO, BUFFER) : Adds a message to the queue. The buffer cannot be more that 32767 bytes, but that restriction does not apply if you are using the EGL add statement.

MQPUT1(MQSTATE, MQOD, MQMD, MQPMO, BUFFER): Opens a queue, writes a single message, and closes the queue

A message channel connects two queue managers via message channel agents (MCAs). Such a channel is unidirectional. It comprises two message channel agents, a sender and a receiver, and a communication protocol. An MCA is a program that trfers messages from a trmission queue to a communication link, and from a communication link into the target queue. For bidirectional communication you have to define two channel pairs consisting of a sender and a receiver.

A Message Queue Interface (MQI) channel connects an MQSeries client to a queue manager in its server machine. Clients don’t have a queue manager of their own. An MQI channel is bidirectional.