Installing Message Queuing services (MSMQ) on Windows Server 2012

To install MSMQ on Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2:

  1. Launch Server Manager.
  2. Navigate to Manage > Add Roles and Features.
  3. Click Next in the Before You Begin screen.
  4. Select Role-based or feature-based installation and click Next.
  5. Select the server where to install the feature and click Next.
  6. Do not select any server roles. Click Next.
  7. In Features, expand Message Queuing > Message Queuing Services and select Message Queuing Server.
  8. Continue running the wizard adding any other roles required by MSMQ (if applicable).
  9. Click Install to start installation.
  10. The setup may require a system restart. Click OK to complete the installation.