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Abandon Method
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BrokeredMessage.Abandon Method ()


Abandons the lock on a peek-locked message.

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

public void Abandon()

Exception Condition

Thrown when the message is in the disposed state or the receiver with which the message was received is in disposed state.


Thrown when invoked on a message that has not been received from the message server or invoked on a message that has not been received in peek-lock mode.


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


Thrown when the queue or subscription that receives the message is no longer present in the message server.


When service bus service is busy and is unable process the request.


When messaging entity the message was received from has been deleted.


When the lock associated with this message was lost or the lock token was not found.


When this message was received from a Session and the lock associated with the session was lost.


When the security token provided by the TokenProvider does not contain the claims to perform this operation.


When the number of concurrent connections to an entity exceed the maximum allowed value.

Abandon must only be called on a message that has been received by using a receiver operating in PeekLock ReceiveMode. This is typically called when message processing fails or the receiving application cannot process the message.

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