Event ID 2220 — Message Queuing Clustering

Event ID 2220 — Message Queuing Clustering

Updated: December 3, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Clustering makes it possible for Message Queuing to operate as one instance across multiple operating systems so that Message Queuing can fail-over from one computer to another and provide high availability.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 2220
Source: MSMQ
Version: 6.1
Message: <p>The IP address %1 specified in the \HKLM\Software\Microsoft\MSMQ\Parameters\%2 registry value is not a valid IP address for this computer.</p>

Configure correct IP Address

The IP address is not configured properly in the registry.

To perform these procedures, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To configure IP address:

Caution: Incorrectly editing the registry might severely damage your system. Before making changes to the registry, you should back up any valued data.

  1. Open the Registry Editor. Click Start, in the search box type regedit, and then hit ENTER.
  2. Browse to the registry key specified in the event.
  3. Either remove the registry value or set it to the IP address suggested in the event.


You can use Failover Cluster Management to determine whether the Message Queuing cluster resource is online, or you can use the Cluster.exe tool to determine whether Windows Failover Clustering is installed and running.

Related Management Information

Message Queuing Clustering

Message Queuing


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