MsmqElementBase.TimeToLive Property

 
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Gets or sets the interval of time that indicates how long the messages processed by this binding can be in the queue before they expire.

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

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("timeToLive", DefaultValue = "1.00:00:00")]
public TimeSpan TimeToLive { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.TimeSpan

The TimeSpan that indicates how long the messages can be in the queue before they expire. The default value is one day (01:00:00:00).

The TimeToLive property is set to ensure that time-sensitive messages do not become stale before they are processed by the receiving applications. A message in a queue that is not consumed by the receiving application within the time interval specified is said to be expired. Expired messages are sent to a special queue called the dead-letter queue. The location of the dead-letter queue is set with the DeadLetterQueue property or to the appropriate default, based on assurances.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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