For the default case, the optional topicName needs to be created beforehand, using WebSphere MQ Explorer or this MQSC command: DEFINE TOPIC(STOCKS) TOPICSTR(NYSE) REPLACE; Topic name
%Connect creates a connection for a Subscription. A connection is required before messages from the subscription can be received.
User must first set the standard MQSeries initialization arguments
QName: Host Queue Name (Optional). Note if QName is not provided, the Subscription must be a Managed Subscription.
QMgr: Host Queue Manager name. Passing "" connects to the default queue manager. (Optional)
Channel: Host Channel name (Optional)
Transport: Transport type (TCP, LU62, NETBIOS, SPX) (Optional)
Connection: Connection spec, e.g., "127.0.0.1(1401)" (Optional)
TName: topic name (Required)
SName: subscription name. (Required)
durable: Set durable to 1 if the subscription is to be a durable subscription. (Optional)
See IBM MQ documentation on establishing defaults, and MQ authentication.