AWS SDK Version 2 for .NET
API Reference

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.NET Framework 3.5
Deletes the queue specified by the queue URL, regardless of whether the queue is empty. If the specified queue does not exist, Amazon SQS returns a successful response.

Use DeleteQueue with care; once you delete your 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 the 60 seconds, the queue and that message you sent no longer exist. Also, when you delete a queue, you must wait at least 60 seconds before creating a queue with the same name.

We reserve the right to delete queues that have had no activity for more than 30 days. For more information, see How Amazon SQS Queues Work in the Amazon SQS Developer Guide.

Namespace: Amazon.SQS
Assembly: AWSSDK.dll
Version: (assembly version)


public virtual DeleteQueueResponse DeleteQueue(
         String queueUrl


Type: System.String

The URL of the Amazon SQS queue to take action on.

Return Value
Type: Amazon.SQS.Model.DeleteQueueResponse
The response from the DeleteQueue service method, as returned by SQS.

Version Information

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