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WCF Service Error: The maximum message size quota ...

If you are using a WCF (Web) Service in client application and dealing with large data, at some point you may come across an error message:

{"The maximum message size quota for incoming messages (65536) has been exceeded. To increase the quota, use the MaxReceivedMessageSize property on the appropriate binding element."}



Open your web.config or App.Config file at client and change the values in your bindings. Change the value of following configurations from 65536 (default) to 2147483647. That means it will allow up to 2GB.

    <binding name="WSHttpBinding_IMyService" closeTimeout="00:01:00"
     openTimeout="00:01:00" receiveTimeout="00:10:00" sendTimeout="00:01:00"
     bypassProxyOnLocal="false" transactionFlow="false" hostNameComparisonMode="StrongWildcard"
     maxBufferPoolSize="2147483647" maxReceivedMessageSize="2147483647" messageEncoding="Text"
     textEncoding="utf-8" useDefaultWebProxy="true" allowCookies="false">
     <readerQuotas maxDepth="2147483647" maxStringContentLength="2147483647" maxArrayLength="2147483647"
      maxBytesPerRead="2147483647" maxNameTableCharCount="2147483647" />
     <reliableSession ordered="true" inactivityTimeout="00:10:00"
      enabled="false" />
     <security mode="Message">
      <transport clientCredentialType="Windows" proxyCredentialType="None"
       realm="" />
      <message clientCredentialType="Windows" negotiateServiceCredential="true"
       algorithmSuite="Default" establishSecurityContext="true" />