Gets or sets the maximum size of the queue.
Assembly: System.Messaging (in System.Messaging.dll)
The provides access to the Message Queuing message storage limit, which is separate from the computer's message quota that the administrator defines. For more information about the message quota, see MaximumJournalSize.
Setting this property modifies the Message Queuing queue. Therefore, any other MessageQueue instances are affected by the change
If an attempt is made to exceed either the maximum queue size or the computer message quota, messages might be lost. When the queue quota is reached, Message Queuing notifies the administration queue of the sending application to indicate that the queue is full, by returning a negative acknowledgment message. Message Queuing continues to send negative acknowledgments until the total size of the messages in the queue drops below the limit.
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
The following code example gets and sets the value of a message queue's property.
- 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)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.