MSMQ Installation on Windows 2008 R2 Fails with 0x80070643 – Fatal Installation Error.

Recently I got a case where the MSMQ Service Installation failed with  0x80070643 – Fatal Installation Error. We reviewed the c:\windows\cbs\cbs.log The CBS.log file did not have much to go with. It just repeated the same error  0x80070643 – Fatal Installation Error. I cleared the Event Logs and retried installation. We saw several failures to…


MSMQ Clustering on Windows 2008 Server

MSMQ clustering on Windows 2008 is very different from Clustering on Windows 2003. Steps to Cluster MSMQ on Windows 2008 1. Install MSMQ on the two nodes of the cluster using Add Remove Windows Features. Note: Both the Nodes should have the same MSMQ Components Installed. If the two nodes do not have the same…