WebHttpBinding.MaxReceivedMessageSize Property


Gets or sets the maximum size, in bytes, for a message that can be processed by the binding.

 property long MaxReceivedMessageSize { long get(); void set(long value); };
public long MaxReceivedMessageSize { get; set; }
member this.MaxReceivedMessageSize : int64 with get, set
Public Property MaxReceivedMessageSize As Long

Property Value


The maximum size, in bytes, for a message that is processed by the binding. The default value is 65,536 bytes.


The value is less than zero.

A message exceeded the maximum size allocated.


The size of the messages that can be received on the wire by services using the WebHttpBinding is bounded by the amount of memory allocated for each message. This bound on message size is intended to limit exposure to denial of service (DoS) attacks.

Applies to