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Unable to post Swedish characters through Connect-MQ to IBM MQ.



Swedish characters display as special characters when posting a message to IBM MQ (Message Queue) using the Connect-MQ. This occurs despite setting the character set to 1208 to enable UTF-8.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create an IBM MQ server.
  2. Test the Connectivity.
  3. Post the Swedish characters to the queue. Below is a Swedish message:

    Hej!,Du har väl inte missat vår podd? Plugga i hörlurarna och lyssna när vi pratar om alltifrån buffertsparande och reporänta till bedrägerier och säkerhet. Sök Låt oss prata

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Apply HFix-49922.


Published January 31, 2019 - Updated October 8, 2020

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