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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017


The account is a registered user of Alibaba Cloud and it represents as an Alibaba Cloud Account ID in MNS.

Queue Owner

An account creates a queue by using the CreateQueue interface. The account is the owner of the queue and has permissions of all the operations for the queue. You could get the Alibaba Cloud Account ID of the queue owner from the User Center at the website of Alibaba Cloud.

Producer and Consumer

Producer: the one who sends messages to MNS.

Consumer: the one who receives messages from MNS.