# Delete an ActiveMQ Queue

Published 2021-12-03

On this tutorial you learn how to delete an ActiveMQ Queue. This task is very simple.

Apache ActiveMQ ™ is the most popular and powerful open source messaging and Integration Patterns server. Apache ActiveMQ is an open source message broker written in Java together with a full Java Message Service (JMS) client. It provides "Enterprise Features" which in this case means fostering the communication from more than one client or server.

Active MQ has great scheduler support, that means you can schedule your message to be delivered at a particular time. Apache ActiveMQ is a message broker written in Java with JMS, REST and WebSocket interfaces, however it supports protocols like AMQP, MQTT, OpenWire and STOMP that can be used by applications in different languages.

Deleting an ActiveMQ Queue is very simple: you have to open the ActiveMQ Admin Console in the Web Browser using a link like http://HOSTNAME:8161/admin/index.jsp :

The ActiveMQ Admin Console looks like:

Click on "Queues" and the following window will appear:

Click on "Delete" and the ActiveMQ queue is deleted (removed) and this is seen in the same web page: