A queue label is a string with a maximum length of 124 Unicode characters that you can use to identify the queue. For example, queues that accept messages that a specific application sends might all have the label "Messages from my application."

Changing queue labels

To change queue labels
  1. Open Computer Management.

  2. In the console tree, right-click the queue.


    • Computer Management/Services and Applications/Message Queuing/YourQueueFolder (Public Queues or Private Queues)/YourQueue

  3. Click Properties.

  4. On the General page, in Label, type the new label for the queue.

Additional considerations

  • To open Computer Management on Windows® 7, click Start, right-click Computer, and then click Manage.

  • To open Computer Management on Windows Server® 2008 R2, click Start, click All Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.

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