Prerequisite not satisfied: Message Queuing Server (MSMQ) and Message Queuing Directory Service Integration must be installed before attempting to install this product. MSMQ must not be in workgroup operation mode.

2017-12-11T15:46:27+00:00 July 29th, 2011|Skype|

You receive the following error in the Lync Deployment Wizard when installing the Lync Monitioring Server role:

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I confirmed that both the “Message Queuing Server (MSMQ)” and “Message Queuing Directory Service Integration” features were installed.

The issue was that Message Queuing Server (MSMQ) had been in installed in “Workgroup mode”

To verify if Message Queuing Server (MSMQ) has been installed in read-only mode, navigate to the properties of the feature in Server Manager and select the security tab and you should be presented with the error below:

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Solution:

Uninstall then reinstall both the “Message Queuing Server (MSMQ)” and “Message Queuing Directory Service Integration” features.