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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.