MessageQueue.ReadHandle Property

 

Gets the native handle used to read messages from the message queue.

Namespace:   System.Messaging
Assembly:  System.Messaging (in System.Messaging.dll)

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
[MessagingDescriptionAttribute("MQ_ReadHandle")]
public IntPtr ReadHandle { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.IntPtr

A handle to the native queue object that you use for peeking and receiving messages from the queue.

Exception Condition
MessageQueueException

An error occurred when accessing a Message Queuing method.

The ReadHandle provides a native Windows handle to the message queue object that is used for peeking and receiving messages from the queue. If you change the path of the queue, the handle is closed and reopened with a new value.

The following table shows whether this property is available in various Workgroup modes.

Workgroup mode

Available

Local computer

Yes

Local computer and direct format name

Yes

Remote computer

No

Remote computer and direct format name

Yes

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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