"MSMQ Activation for WCF Workflow Service Application" article

A new article has been released today which describes how to set up MSMQ activation for WCF Workflow Service Application hosted in Windows Activation Service (WAS). OverviewIn .NET Framework 4 and Visual Studio 2010, you can build pure Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services, pure Workflow Foundation (WF) applications, or a workflow service, which is a…


Building a Pub/Sub Message Bus with WCF and MSMQ

Somebody mentioned a useful link to me today that I thought I would share: Building a Pub/Sub Message Bus with WCF and MSMQ This post was written last year by Tom Hollander, one of my colleagues down under. This was followed up by three posts to expand on the subject: MSMQ, WCF and IIS: Getting them…


How to use MSMQ to communicate with a WCF msmqIntegrationBinding-based service

Steven Chen, one of my colleagues over in Shanghai, has posted about his simple sample “which demonstrates how to use raw MSMQ client (based on System.Messaging component) to communicate with WCF msmqIntegrationBinding based service.” Code is available for download from his blog.


No default security when WCF uses MSMQ in workgroup mode

One thing to note when using WCF and MSMQ in workgroup mode is that there is no SID sent in a security header: 952570 A Message Queuing message does not include the security header when you use WCF to send the message in Workgroup mode This isn’t much of a big deal as the security header is…


Looking for WCF resources?

Everything starts here at the MSDN Library – documentation, concepts, tutorials, primers, guideliness, best practices, troubleshooting, glossary and so on. Don’t miss the samples under the “Samples (.NET Framework Technologies)” branch. Michele Leroux Bustamente delivered 15 webcasts on WCF last summer. Each webcast is 1 hour in length, touching on the fundamentals and practical approaches for your…


MSMQ and WCF Webcasts from MSDN

Just a quick post to bring together some MSDN webcasts that you may want to have a look at if you’re interested in using MSMQ or WCF (and maybe both). MSDN Webcast: Using Asynchronous Patterns with Web Services “Asynchronous communication patterns enable more scalable communication than is possible with strictly synchronous patterns. By eliminating the need to…


MSMQ and WCF – hands-on lab now available

Back in November, I mentioned that the Hands-On Lab would be available at the end of 2007. Well, it’s only a month late  🙂 So if you are intersted in “SOA’izing MSMQ with WCF (and Why It’s Worth It)” Microsoft Message Queuing’s (MSMQ) integration with the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is extremely powerful. It enables…


Troubleshooting WCF and MSMQ FAQ

With the increasing interest in WCF comes the need to understand how to troubleshoot it. From the MSMQ perspective, there is a “Troubleshooting Queued Messaging” FAQ document available that covers what is (or is not) possible between machines running different versions of MSMQ, integration problems, security issues and so on. Not all the information is…


MSMQ messages using HTTP just won’t get delivered #3

I didn’t expect to make this symptom into a series… There is an interesting MSMQ 4.0 problem highlighted in the following KB article: 936502 A message is not received when you use the HTTP protocol to send the message from a Message Queuing client to a Message Queuing 4.0-based serverhttp://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;936502 Basically, don’t put “.SVC” in your…