Message Acknowledgment, Response, and Journals

Some situations call for more than just an open-ended message transmission. Sometimes it's nice to get a little feedback about what happened after you've sent your message. MSMQ provides three levels of feedback:

  • None

  • Acknowledgment

  • Response

The first option, None, is pretty straightforward, and I think that I've already covered that sufficiently, so I'll move on to the other two. Acknowledgments are a form of confirmation regarding the status of a message that was sent. Acknowledgments come from the MSMQ system, not the receiving application. MSMQ provides a message Ack property that enables you to specify the type of confirmation messages that you would like to receive. Responses come from the actual ...

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