Gets or sets the base priority Message Queuing uses to route a public queue's messages over the network.
Assembly: System.Messaging (in System.Messaging.dll)
A message queue's base priority specifies how a message en route to that queue is treated as it travels through the network. You can set the property to confer a higher or lower priority to all messages sent to the specified queue than those sent to other queues. Setting this property modifies the Message Queuing queue. Therefore, any other MessageQueue instances are affected by the change.
A message queue's is not related to the Priority property of a message, which specifies the order in which an incoming message is placed in the queue.
applies only to public queues whose paths are specified using the format name. The base priority of a private queue is always zero (0).
The following table shows whether this property is available in various Workgroup modes.
Local computer and direct format name
Remote computer and direct format name
- Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)