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NamespaceManager.CreateTopic Method (String)


Creates a new topic inside the service namespace with the given service namespace path.

Namespace:   Microsoft.ServiceBus
Assembly:  Microsoft.ServiceBus (in Microsoft.ServiceBus.dll)

public TopicDescription CreateTopic(
	string path


Type: System.String

The path of the topic relative to the service namespace base address.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.ServiceBus.Messaging.TopicDescription

The TopicDescription of the newly created topic.

Exception Condition

path is null or empty, or path begins or ends with “/”.

T:System. ArgumentOutOfRangeException

Length of path is greater than F:Microsoft.ServiceBus.Messaging.Constants.QueueNameMaximumLength.


The operation times out. The timeout period is initialized through the NamespaceManagerSettings class. You may need to increase the value of the OperationTimeout property to avoid this exception if the timeout value is relatively low.


A queue or a topic with the same name and path exists under the same service namespace.


The NamespaceManager object does not have sufficient permission to perform this operation. You should check to ensure that your NamespaceManager has the correct P:Microsoft.ServiceBus.NamespaceManagerSettings.Credential credentials to perform this operation.


Either the specified size in the description is not supported or the maximum allowable quota has been reached. You must specify one of the supported size values, delete existing entities, or increase your quota size.


An internal error or unexpected exception occurs.

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