Net.Msmq Listener Adapter

The Net.Msmq Listener Adapter (NetMsmqActivator) service receives activation requests over the net.msmq and msmq.formatname protocols and passes them to the Windows Process Activation Service.

The Net.Msmq Listener Adapter (NetMsmqActivator) service is not installed by default. It can be added by using the Turn Windows Features on or off option in the Control Panel. After it is installed, its default startup type is Automatic. When the Net.Msmq Listener Adapter service is started it logs on using the Network Service account by default.

The Net.Msmq Listener Adapter service is dependent upon the following system components:

  • Message Queuing
  • Message Queuing Access Control
  • Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
  • DCOM Server Process Launcher
  • RPC Endpoint Mapper
  • Windows Event Log
  • Windows Process Activation Service