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CloudQueueClient.ListQueues Method ()

Updated: April 24, 2013

[This topic is part of the Microsoft Azure Storage Client Library 1.7, which has been deprecated. See Storage Client Library for the latest version.]

Returns an enumerable collection of the queues in the storage account.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient.dll)

Dim instance As CloudQueueClient
Dim returnValue As IEnumerable(Of CloudQueue)

returnValue = instance.ListQueues

public IEnumerable<CloudQueue> ListQueues ()

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable

An enumerable collection of queues.

The following code example lists all of the queues in the account, next lists queues beginning with a specified prefix, and finally lists queues with metadata included in the listing.

static void ListQueuesInAccount(Uri queueEndpoint, string accountName, string accountKey)
    //Create service client for credentialed access to the Queue service.
    CloudQueueClient queueClient = new CloudQueueClient(queueEndpoint, new StorageCredentialsAccountAndKey(accountName, accountKey));

    //List all of the queues in account.
    foreach(var queue in queueClient.ListQueues())

    //List all of the queues in account beginning with the specified prefix.
    foreach(var queue in queueClient.ListQueues("my"))

    //List all of the queues in account beginning with the specified prefix, and also return queue metadata.
    foreach (var queue in queueClient.ListQueues("my", QueueListingDetails.Metadata))

        //Enumerate the queue's metadata.
        foreach (var metadataKey in queue.Metadata.Keys)
            Console.WriteLine("\tMetadata name: " + metadataKey.ToString());
            Console.WriteLine("\tMetadata value: " + queue.Metadata.Get(metadataKey.ToString()));

The ListQueues method will return all queues in the storage account. The ListQueues method enumerates queues lazily, so results are retrieved from the server as they are needed.

To list queues in pages of a specified size, use the ListQueuesSegmented or BeginListQueuesSegmented method.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012


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