# AMQP Trigger
AMQP (opens new window) is an open standard application layer protocol for message-oriented middleware. The defining features of AMQP are message orientation, queuing, routing, reliability and security. This node supports AMQP 1.0 compatible message brokers.
You can find authentication information for this node here.
# Example Usage
This workflow allows you to receive messages for an ActiveMQ (opens new window) queue via AMQP Trigger. You can also find the workflow (opens new window) on the website. This example usage workflow would use the following node.
The final workflow should look like the following image.
# 1. AMQP Trigger node
- First of all, you'll have to enter credentials for the AMQP Trigger node. You can find out how to do that here.
- Enter the name of the queue or topic in the Queue / Topic field.
- Click on Execute Node to run the workflow.
💡 Activate workflow for production
You'll need to save the workflow and then click on the Activate toggle on the top right of the screen to activate the workflow. Your workflow will then be triggered as specified by the settings in the AMQP Trigger node.