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Message.SourceMachine Property

Gets the computer from which the message originated.

Namespace:  System.Messaging
Assembly:  System.Messaging (in System.Messaging.dll)

public string SourceMachine { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the computer from which the message was sent.


The message has not been sent. This property can only be read on messages retrieved from a queue.


The message queue is filtered to ignore the SourceMachine property.


The computer information or directory service could not be accessed.

The format of the SourceMachine property does not include preceding two forward slashes (\\). For example, myServer is a valid SourceMachine.

The following code example displays the value of a message's SourceMachine property.

// Display the value of the message's SourceMachine property. 
// To view this property value, the queue's 
// MessageReadPropertyFilter.SourceMachine property must be set to 
// true before the message is received.
Console.WriteLine("Source Machine: {0}", orderMessage.SourceMachine);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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