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SUMMARY

This step-by-step article describes how to administer Microsoft Windows Message Queuing on a Windows 2000-based network.

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Requirements

The perform the procedures that are described in this article, you must use the Active Directory Sites and Services snap-in, which is not provided on the Windows 2000 Professional installation compact disc (CD). To install Active Directory Sites and Services snap-in, double-click the Adminpak.msi file in the I386 folder on the Windows 2000 Server or Windows 2000 Advanced Server CD, and then follow the instructions in the installation wizard. To start the Active Directory Sites and Services snap-in, click Start , point to Programs , point to Administration Tools , and then click Active Directory Sites and Services .

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How to Create a Routing Link

  1. Start Active Directory Sites and Services.


  2. On the View menu, click Show Services Node .


  3. In the console tree, expand the Services node, right-click MsmqServices , point to New , and then click MSMQ Routing Link .


  4. In the Site 1 box and the Site 2 box, use the DOWN ARROW keys to select the two sites between which you want to route messages.


  5. In routing link cost , add or change the cost.

    NOTE : Costs can range from 1 to 4,294,967,295. The number represents the relative monetary cost of communication over a link. A routing link has a default routing link cost of 1. Microsoft recommends that you do not change this default setting unless you have multiple routing links between two sites and you want to enforce message routing over a specific routing link.


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How to Add or Remove a Site Gate for a Routing Link

  1. Start Active Directory Sites and Services.


  2. Expand the Services node, and then click MsmqServices .


  3. In the details pane, right-click the routing link that you created, and then click Properties .


  4. Click the Site Gates tab, and then perform one of the following tasks:


  • To add a Message Queuing server to the routing link, click a server in the Site servers box, and then click Add .


  • To remove a Message Queuing server from the routing link, click a server in the Site gates box, and then click Remove .


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How to Create a Foreign Site

  1. Start Active Directory Sites and Services.


  2. On the View menu, click Show Services Node .


  3. In the console tree, expand the Services node, right-click MsmqServices , and then click New Foreign Site .


  4. Type a name for the new site.


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How to Add a Foreign Computer to a Site

NOTE : You must create a foreign site before you can add a foreign computer to the site.
  1. Start Active Directory Sites and Services.


  2. On the View menu, click Show Services Node .


  3. In the console tree, expand the Services node, and then right-click MsmqServices .


  4. Click New Foreign Computer .


  5. In the Name box, type the name of the foreign computer, and then in the Site box, type the name of the foreign site to which you want to add the computer.


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REFERENCES

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q256096 HOWTO: Install MSMQ 2.0 to Enable Queued Components
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