MSMQ complains it cannot serve any more Dependent Clients

If you are seeing this error (or something similar): “MQError.DependentClientLicenseOverflow – Message Queuing server has reached the maximum number of dependent clients it can serve.” then you will probably be confused as it is very unlikely that you are using dependent clients. You can determine if the client is dependent or independent using the Computer Management console….

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Dependent clients still good past their sell-by dates

Sharing an interesting support case that I resolved today. Dependent clients are not a common MSMQ installation type for a number of reasons. Mainly people don’t know they exist but also support for them has been reduced in recent versions of MSMQ). An example scenario where dependent clients are useful could be as follows: A…

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Still using MSMQ 2.0? Better start planning as 2010 is not far away.

MSMQ 2.0 is part of the Windows 2000 operating system and, according to the Microsoft Product Lifecycle website, extended support will expire in under 18 months. Products Released General Availability Date Mainstream Support Retired Extended Support Retired Windows 2000 Server     31/03/2000     30/06/2005     13/07/2010 Upgrading Windows 2000 clients and servers to Windows 2008…

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