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change_visibility.py

change_visibility.py demonstrates how to change the visibility timeout of a specified message in a queue to an hour.

# Copyright 2010-2019 Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. # # Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You # may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of # the License is located at # # http://aws.amazon.com/apache2.0/ # # or in the "license" file accompanying this file. This file is # distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF # ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific # language governing permissions and limitations under the License. import boto3 # Assign this variable the SQS queue URL before running the program queue_url = 'SQS_QUEUE_URL' # Receive message from SQS queue sqs = boto3.client('sqs') response = sqs.receive_message( QueueUrl=queue_url, AttributeNames=[ 'SentTimestamp', ], MaxNumberOfMessages=1, MessageAttributeNames=[ 'All', ], ) # Extract response info message = response['Messages'][0] receipt_handle = message['ReceiptHandle'] # Change visibility timeout of message from queue sqs.change_message_visibility(QueueUrl=queue_url, ReceiptHandle=receipt_handle, VisibilityTimeout=3600) print(f'Received and changed visibility timeout of message: {message}')

Sample Details

Service: sqs

Last tested: 2018-08-01

Author: jschwarzwalder (AWS)

Type: snippet

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