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CloudQueue.RetrieveApproximateMessageCount Method

Updated: September 27, 2013

[This topic is part of the Microsoft Azure Storage Client Library 1.7, which has been deprecated. See Storage Client Library for the latest version.]

Retrieves the approximate message count for the queue.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient.dll)

Dim instance As CloudQueue
Dim returnValue As Integer

returnValue = instance.RetrieveApproximateMessageCount

public int RetrieveApproximateMessageCount ()

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

The approximate message count.

To specify the lifespan of the approximate message count cache, set the ApproximateMessageCountCacheLength property.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012


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