sys.service_queues (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: SQL Server

Contains a row for each object in the database that is a service queue, with sys.objects.type = SQ.

Column name Data type Description
<inherited columns> For a list of columns that this view inherits, see sys.objects (Transact-SQL).
max_readers smallint Maximum number of the concurrent readers allowed in the queue.
activation_procedure nvarchar(776) Three-part name of the activation procedure.
execute_as_principal_id int ID of the EXECUTE AS database principal.

NULL by default or if EXECUTE AS CALLER.

ID of the specified principal if EXECUTE AS SELF EXECUTE AS <principal>.

is_activation_enabled bit 1 = Activation is enabled.
is_receive_enabled bit 1 = Receive is enabled.
is_enqueue_enabled bit 1 = Enqueue is enabled.
is_retention_enabled bit 1 = Messages are retained until dialog end.
is_poison_message_handling_enabled bit Applies to: SQL Server 2012 (11.x) and later.

1 = Poison message handling is enabled.


The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns, or on which the user was granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.

See Also

Object Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)
Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)