Shell script to Move messages from one queue to another

Hello experts,

Can someone guide me to use Shell script to Move messages from queue, please?
JammerulesAsked:
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
your question is too vague
what are you trying to do?  what shell? linux?
what queue?
you need to provide more details and be specific in what you are asking
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JammerulesAuthor Commented:
I am sorry for being too brief. Here is what I am planning to do. And please bear in mind my newness to MQ and Unix.

I am using Cygwin simulator to simulate Unix env. In conjunction with MQ Series, I want to write a Unix Shell script to move a message from Queue Manager A to Queue Manager B. Hope this makes a little more sense. Thanks for your quick response!
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skullnobrainsCommented:
if the message is in a file, use he mv command, if not give us enough information to help you. where is that message ? file ? database ?

maybe also you can tag your question as websphere. i'm not very familiar with websphere's internals, possibly people who are will know what you're talking about
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JammerulesAuthor Commented:
I have this piece of code that I want to run in Cygwin. How can I go about it? The MQ Server is installed on my local machine.

#!/bin/sh
#
# Clear a MQ queue (clearqueue.sh)
#
# Parameters:
#  $1=Queue manager
#  $2=Queue name
#

if [ $# -ne 2 ] ; then
#  Tell the user what they did wrong!
   echo "Usage:"
   echo "   clearqueue.sh QMgrName QueueName"
   exit;
fi

echo "clear qlocal($2)" | runmqsc $1

exit

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skullnobrainsCommented:
if cygwin is installed, just launch a cygwin bash terminal and call the script using

# bash path/to/script queue_manager queue_name

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the path to the script may be either a windows full path, a unix-style absolute path which will in fact be relative to cygwin's installation directory, or a relative path using either the windows or unix syntax

if the script is made executable, you can call it as a command without explicitely specifying "bash" on the command line. this makes no difference in terms of execution

if you use this frequently using he same queue, you can setup a windows shortcut using the above command. in this case, you'll have to specify the complete path to bash
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skullnobrainsCommented:
if the above does not help, would you mind making your demand clearer

How can I go about it?

what did you try ? what did you expect ? what happened ?
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Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
Is runmqsc a Windows command? If so, you need to find out which directory it's in and add that to PATH in your script before invoking it e.g. export PATH=$PATH:/cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/system32 (if that's where runmqsc.exe is). Case of PATH components must be exactly right.
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lgacsCommented:
Use the "qload" utility from MQ support pack MO03.

It can be downloaded from IBM http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007197
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JammerulesAuthor Commented:
Experts - I am sorry that I could not respond timely by accepting your solutions. Unfortunately, the requirement has changed and hence there is no need for pursuing a solution to my question. As a result, I didn't try any of the solutions. I am accepting all the responses as a possible solution.
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