Event ID 2163 — Message Queuing Operation

Updated: December 3, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

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Message Queuing operation provides message authentication, message encryption, dead-letter queues, security settings, and other basic features. If Message Queuing has problems with any of these features, proper Message Queuing operation may suffer.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 2163
Source: MSMQ
Version: 6.1
Symbolic Name: QM_SERVICE_STOPPED
Message: The Message Queuing service stopped.

Resolve

Fix other errors and restart the MSMQ Service

The MSMQ Service may have stopped for several reasons. Check your event logs for any earlier failures during service startup. Fix those issues, and then restart the MSMQ Service.

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

Restart the MSMQ Service

To restart the MSMQ Service:

  1. Open the Services snap-in. To open Services, click Start. In the search box, type services.msc, and then press ENTER.
  2. Right-click Message Queuing, and then click Restart. You must restart all the dependent services, as well.

Verify

Verify that the MSMQ Service is installed and running.

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To verify that the MSMQ Service is installed and running:

  1. Open the Services snap-in. To open Services, click Start. In the search box, type services.msc, and then press ENTER.
  2. Locate the Message Queuing service, and confirm that the value in the Status column is Started.

Related Management Information

Message Queuing Operation

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