Installing Message Queuing

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista

This section explains the requirements for installing Message Queuing software on computers running Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 family operating systems. It also explains how to install new Message Queuing software remotely, using the Windows Optional Component Setup program ocsetup.exe. For details, see the following links:

  • For general installation information, see Installation Overview [LH].

  • For information about permissions required to install Message Queuing features, see Installation Permissions [LH].

  • To help you select which Message Queuing features to install, see Choosing Installation Features [LH].

  • For information about integrating Message Queuing with Active Directory Domain Services, see Directory Service Integration Feature [LH].

  • For information about installing Message Queuing servers, independent clients, and dependent clients, see Installing Message Queuing Computers [LH].

  • For a guide to installing Message Queuing triggers, see Installing Message Queuing Triggers [LH].

  • For advice on installing Message Queuing in a server cluster configuration, see Installing Message Queuing in a Server Cluster [LH].

  • For information about using Windows unattended setup feature to install Message Queuing software, see Installing Message Queuing with Unattended Setup [LH].

  • For help with uninstalling Message Queuing software features, see Uninstalling Message Queuing [LH].

  • For information about Upgrading to Message Queuing 5.0 from an earlier version of MSMQ, see Upgrading to Message Queuing 5.0.

  • When running Message Queuing with Windows Firewall enabled, in order to view public queues on remote computers by using Active Directory Users and Computers, it might be necessary to add Remote Administration to the exceptions list.

    netsh firewall set service type=remoteadmin mode=enable scope=all