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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide by Steve Robinson

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WebSphere MQ link

WebSphere MQ link allows you to connect the WebSphere Application Server or any WAS-based product, such as WebSphere ESB, to an external WebSphere MQ server. From the perspective of WMQ, WAS/ESB messaging engine appears to be just another WMQ server. From the perspective of WAS/ESB, WMQ appears to be a foreign bus. Thus, "foreign destinations" (WAS/ESB) and "remote queues" (WMQ) can be involved in message exchange with WAS using the MQ link.

Both point-to-point and PubSub style messaging can be used, and the MQ link maps corresponding message features as closely as possible. This is particularly useful for ESB (Enterprise Service Bus) designs, as it allows it to mediate messages from and to an MQ queue using JMS bindings.

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