Method for setting attributes for the specified queue. It may take up to 60 seconds to change attributes. It may take up to 15 minutes to change the MessageRetentionPeriod attribute.


Request parameters

Parameter Type Required parameter Description
QueueUrl string Yes URL of a queue.
Attributes.N.* list of attributes Yes List of queue attributes.


Queue attributes. Attributes are sent as a list. For more information about passing list parameters, see Using the API.

Attribute.N.Name (attribute)
Attribute.N.Value (attribute value)
Attribute Type Description
DelaySeconds integer Number of seconds to delay the message from being available for processing. Valid values: from 0 to 900 seconds (15 minutes). Default: 0.
MaximumMessageSize integer Maximum message size in bytes. Valid values: from 1024 bytes (1 KB) up to 262144 bytes (256 KB). Default: 262144 (256 KB).
MessageRetentionPeriod integer The length of time in seconds to retain a message. Valid values: from 60 seconds (1 minute) up to 1209600 seconds (14 days). Default: 345600 (4 days).
ReceiveMessageWaitTimeSeconds integer Wait time for the ReceiveMessage method, in seconds. Valid values: from 0 to 20 seconds. Default: 0.
RedrivePolicy string Message redrive policy in Dead Letter Queue. The source queue and DLQ must be the same type: for FIFO queues, the DLQ must also be a FIFO queue. It includes two parameters:
  • deadLetterTargetArn is the ARN queue messages are redriven to. You can get the queue's ARN by calling the GetQueueAttributes method.
  • maxReceiveCount is the maximum number of attempts to read a message from the queue before redriving it to the DLQ. When the ReceiveCount value for the message exceeds the value of maxReceiveCount, the message is moved to the DLQ.
VisibilityTimeout integer Visibility timeout for messages in a queue, specified in seconds. Valid values: from 0 to 43000 seconds. Default: 30.

FIFO queue attributes

Attribute Description
ContentBasedDeduplication Enables content-based deduplication. Valid values: true or false.

Non-supported attributes

Attribute Type Description
KmsMasterKeyId string Not supported in Yandex Message Queue.
KmsDataKeyReusePeriodSeconds string Not supported in Yandex Message Queue.


Successful response fields

The response does not contain any fields.

SetQueueAttributes errors

For a list of errors common for all methods, see Common errors.

HTTP code Error ID Description
400 InvalidAttributeName The attribute name is invalid.

Sample request


For more information about forming requests, see General API request format.

Response example