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Getting MQ 2009 error when establishing MQ connectivity



A MQ 2009 exception is observed when attempting to establish connectivity from Pega to external system. The external port is open and a telnet command to the server at the port is successful.

Error Messages

Couldn't connect to MQ server located at [Server Address]
<p> MQJE001: Completion Code '2', Reason '2009'.

Steps to Reproduce

Attempt to connect to MQ server.

Root Cause

The MQ JAR files used were not of the latest version.


Installing the latest version of the MQ JAR file addresses this issue.


Published August 31, 2015 - Updated October 8, 2020

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