AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Delivers a message to the specified queue.

A message can include only XML, JSON, and unformatted text. The following Unicode characters are allowed:

#x9 | #xA | #xD | #x20 to #xD7FF | #xE000 to #xFFFD | #x10000 to #x10FFFF

Any characters not included in this list will be rejected. For more information, see the W3C specification for characters.

Note:

For PCL and Unity this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to SendMessageAsync.

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

Syntax

C#
public abstract SendMessageResponse SendMessage(
         SendMessageRequest request
)
Parameters
request
Type: Amazon.SQS.Model.SendMessageRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the SendMessage service method.

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

Exceptions

ExceptionCondition
InvalidMessageContentsException The message contains characters outside the allowed set.
UnsupportedOperationException Error code 400. Unsupported operation.

Examples

This example shows how to send a message.

Send message example

var client = new AmazonSQSClient();

var request = new SendMessageRequest
{
  DelaySeconds = (int)TimeSpan.FromSeconds(5).TotalSeconds,
  MessageAttributes = new Dictionary
  {
    {
      "MyNameAttribute", new MessageAttributeValue 
        { DataType = "String", StringValue = "John Doe" }
    },
    {
      "MyAddressAttribute", new MessageAttributeValue 
        { DataType = "String", StringValue = "123 Main St." }
    },
    {
      "MyRegionAttribute", new MessageAttributeValue 
        { DataType = "String", StringValue = "Any Town, United States" }
    }
  },
  MessageBody = "John Doe customer information.",
  QueueUrl = "https://sqs.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/80398EXAMPLE/MyTestQueue"
};

var response = client.SendMessage(request);

Console.WriteLine("For message ID '" + response.MessageId + "':");
Console.WriteLine("  MD5 of message attributes: " +
  response.MD5OfMessageAttributes);
Console.WriteLine("  MD5 of message body: " + response.MD5OfMessageBody);
      

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

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

See Also