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.