How to turn off password checking on queue manager in IBM MQ v9

I like passwords, I really do, but on a queue manager that only is used in a proof-of-concept or a demo, I feel that password checking is unnecessary. So because of this and that I can not make myself remember how to do it I put the solution here

The solution is to alter the SYSTEM.DEFAULT.AUTHINFO.IDPWOS CHCKCLNT parameter to NONE or OPTIONAL. This can be done using runmqsc, or MQExplorer if you like a GUI instead


and after that we need to make sure the new setting is in affect


Tested on IBM MQ and RHEL 7

  1. it worked for me, thanks

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