Azure Service Bus Transport

Target Version: NServiceBus 7.x

The Azure Service Bus transport leverages the Azure.Messaging.ServiceBus client library for .NET.

Azure Service Bus is a messaging service hosted on the Azure platform that allows for exchanging messages between various applications in a loosely coupled fashion. The service offers guaranteed message delivery and supports a range of standard protocols (e.g. REST, AMQP, WS*) and APIs such as native pub/sub, delayed delivery, and more.

Transport at a glance

TransactionsNone, ReceiveOnly, SendsWithAtomicReceive
Large message bodieswith Premium tier or data bus
Scale-outCompeting consumer
Scripted DeploymentSupported using NServiceBus.Transport.AzureServiceBus.CommandLine
Native integrationSupported
The Azure Service Bus transport only supports Standard and Premium tiers of the Microsoft Azure Service Bus service. Premium tier is recommended for production environments.

Configuring an endpoint

To use Azure Service Bus as the underlying transport:

var transport = endpointConfiguration.UseTransport<AzureServiceBusTransport>();
The Azure Service Bus transport requires a connection string to connect to a namespace.


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