Sizing the message queue - Metasys - LIT-12013243 - M4-OASMIN-0 - M4-OASSTD-0 - Server - Open Application Server - 13.0

Open Application Server (OAS) Commissioning Guide

Product name
Open Application Server
Document type
Commissioning Guide
Document number
Revision date
Product status

About this task

Note: Message queue sizing is only necessary for systems that meet the criteria outlined in Message queue size considerations and troubleshooting.


  1. On the OAS computer, hold down the Windows key and press R. The Run dialog box appears.
  2. Type compmgmt.msc in the Open line and press Enter. The Computer Management window appears.
  3. In the tree on the left, browse to Services and Applications > Message Queuing > Private Queues.
  4. Right-click metasys_trendbacklog and select Properties. The metasys_trendbacklog Properties window appears.
  5. In the text box next to Limit message storage to (KB), type 10490000.
  6. Click OK.
  7. If you have an OAS computer:
    1. In the tree on the left, right-click Message Queuing and select Properties. The Message Queuing Properties window appears.
    2. Under Storage limits, clear the check box for Limit message storage to (KB).
    3. Click OK.
  8. Restart the OAS computer.
  9. Repeat this procedure on all other on your site.