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TransportBindingElement.MaxReceivedMessageSize Property

Gets and sets the maximum allowable message size, in bytes, that can be received.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Channels
Assemblies:   System.ServiceModel.Primitives (in System.ServiceModel.Primitives.dll)
  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public virtual long MaxReceivedMessageSize { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int64
The maximum allowable message size that can be received. The default is 65,536 bytes.

This property can counter a hacker scenario where a message is sent with a very large or infinite specified length, or where data is sent continuously to a connected Named Pipe.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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