This article describes how to create a queue in the Message Service (MNS) console.


  1. Log on to the MNS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Queues.
  3. In the top navigation bar, select a region.
  4. On the Queues page, click Create Queue.
  5. In the Create Queue dialog box, set the following parameters and click OK.
    • Name: the name of the queue.
    • Maximum Message Length: the maximum body length of the message that is sent to the queue.
    • Long Polling Period: the maximum duration for which long polling requests are held after the ReceiveMessage operation is called.
    • Visibility Timeout Period: the duration for which a message stays in the Inactive state after the message is received from the queue.
    • Message Retention Period: the maximum duration for which a message exists in the queue. After the specified retention period, the message is deleted whether the message is received or not.
    • Scheduled Period: the period after which all messages sent to the queue are consumed.
    • Enable Logging Feature: specifies whether to enable the logging feature.
    The queue is displayed on the Queues page.