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TIBCO Enterprise Message Service on TIBCO Cloud Messaging


Quick Start Guides for TIBCO Enterprise Message Service

The quick start guides are step by step instructions for getting TIBCO Enterprise Message Service clients connected to TIBCO Cloud Messaging:

Connecting to TIBCO Cloud Messaging

The client configuration file contains all the information client applications need to securely connect to TIBCO Cloud Messaging. Generate the client configuration file using the roles REST API or user interface. Generate as many configuration files as needed for each Role.

Note: TIBCO Cloud Messaging samples require a client configuration file to run.

Destination Properties Availability List

The following properties are available for the static destinations:

Property Availability
expiration Available with limitations
flow control Available with limitations
global Not available
import Not available
max bytes Available with limitations
max messages Available
overflow policy Available
prefetch Available
secure Not available
sender name Available
sender name enforced Available
store Not available
trace Not available
exclusive Available
max re-delivery Available
re-delivery delay Available
export Not available
jndinames Not available

Destination Property Limitations

TIBCO Cloud Messaging enforces limitations on properties to conform to plan parameters.

Property Limit
expiration For all destinations, the value of the expiration must be less than or equal to the plan TTL. For the top-level wildcard (“>”), expiration must also be greater than 0.
flow control For all destinations, the value of flow control must be between 0 and 3600 MB.
max bytes For all destinations, the value of the max byte must be less than or equal to 4GB. For the top-level wildcard (“>”), max bytes must also be greater than 0.

Unsupported Features

The following TIBCO Enterprise Message Service™ features are not supported:


  • Direct use of the TIBCO Enterprise Message Service™ Admin API or tibemsadmin and EMSCA, including GEMS and RTView. Use the Admin REST API instead.
  • Server configuration properties, along with those of stores, durables, and factories.
  • Routes and transports.
  • Unshared State Failover (UFO).
  • Load-balancing (pipe-separated connection URL).
  • Creation and modification of JNDI names.
  • LDAP, customer-defined JAAS or JACI, and user groups. Use Roles instead.


  • Only EMS clients 10.x and later are supported.
  • Only TLS EMS connections are supported.
  • TLS authentication of EMS clients is not supported. Only server authentication is supported.


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Message Size Limit

The message size limit for TIBCO Enterprise Message Service is 1MB.