AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Deletes the queue specified by the QueueUrl, even if the queue is empty. If the specified queue doesn't exist, Amazon SQS returns a successful response.

Be careful with the DeleteQueue action: When you delete a queue, any messages in the queue are no longer available.

When you delete a queue, the deletion process takes up to 60 seconds. Requests you send involving that queue during the 60 seconds might succeed. For example, a SendMessage request might succeed, but after 60 seconds the queue and the message you sent no longer exist.

When you delete a queue, you must wait at least 60 seconds before creating a queue with the same name.

Note:

This is an asynchronous operation using the standard naming convention for .NET 4.5 or higher. For .NET 3.5 the operation is implemented as a pair of methods using the standard naming convention of BeginDeleteQueue and EndDeleteQueue. For Unity the operation does not take CancellationToken as a parameter, and instead takes AmazonServiceCallback<DeleteQueueRequest, DeleteQueueResponse> and AsyncOptions as additional parameters.

Namespace: Amazon.SQS
Assembly: AWSSDK.SQS.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z

Syntax

C#
public abstract Task<DeleteQueueResponse> DeleteQueueAsync(
         String queueUrl,
         CancellationToken cancellationToken
)
Parameters
queueUrl
Type: System.String

The URL of the Amazon SQS queue to delete. Queue URLs are case-sensitive.

cancellationToken
Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value
The response from the DeleteQueue service method, as returned by SQS.

Version Information

.NET Standard:
Supported in: 1.3

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

Unity:
Supported Versions: 4.6 and above
Supported Platforms: Android, iOS, Standalone

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