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MessageBuffer.BufferSize Property

Gets the approximate number of bytes consumed by this MessageBuffer.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Channels
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public abstract int BufferSize { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The approximate number of bytes consumed by this MessageBuffer.

You can control the maximum size of the buffer by setting BufferSize to the maximum number of bytes desired. This number does not necessarily cover any transient allocations related to building the buffer, or properties attached to the message. It is not related to the actual size of the message when serialized.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, 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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5