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MessageQueue.Label Property

Gets or sets the queue description.

Namespace:  System.Messaging
Assembly:  System.Messaging (in System.Messaging.dll)

[MessagingDescriptionAttribute("MQ_Label")]
public string Label { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The label for the message queue. The default is an empty string ("").

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The label was set to an invalid value.

MessageQueueException

An error occurred when accessing a Message Queuing method.

The maximum length of a message queue label is 124 characters.

The Label property does not need to be unique across all queues. However, if multiple queues share the same Label, you cannot use the Send(Object) method to broadcast a message to all of them. If you use the label syntax for the Path property when you send the message, an exception will be thrown if the Label is not unique.

The following table shows whether this property is available in various Workgroup modes.

Workgroup mode

Available

Local computer

Yes

Local computer and direct format name

Yes

Remote computer

No

Remote computer and direct format name

No

The following code example gets and sets the value of a message queue's Label property.

// Set the queue's Label property value.
queue.Label = "Example Queue";

// Display the new value of the queue's Label property.
Console.WriteLine("MessageQueue.Label: {0}",
    queue.Label);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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