[rabbitmq-discuss] Rabbitmqctl issue

Sebastien PLISSON splisson at veodia.com
Wed Feb 20 14:36:26 GMT 2008

Eventually I was runnning rabbitmq-server directly.

Now when I try with the invoke-rc.d command, I get :
Kernel pid terminated (application_controller)


On 2/20/08 1:25 AM, "Matthias Radestock" <matthias at lshift.net> wrote:

> Sebastien,
> Sebastien PLISSON wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I installed rabbitmq server using the debian repository.
>> The rabbitmqserver seems to work well when I use it but I have errors when I
>> try to use rabbitmqctl :
>> rabbitmqctl list_users
>> {error_logger,{{2008,2,19},{12,25,21}},crash_report,[[{pid,<0.19.0>},{regist
>> ered_name,auth},{error_info,{{case_clause,eof},[{auth,read_cookie,2},{auth,i
>> nit_cookie,0},{auth,init,1},{gen_server,init_it,6},{proc_lib,init_p,5}]}},{i
>> nitial_call,{gen,init_it,[gen_server,<0.17.0>,<0.17.0>,{local,auth},auth,[],
>> []]}},{ancestors,[net_sup,kernel_sup,<0.8.0>]},{messages,[]},{links,[<0.17.0
>>> ,#Port<0.7>]},{dictionary,[]},{trap_exit,true},{status,running},{heap_size,
>> 377},{stack_size,21},{reductions,2652}],[]]}
> It looks like rabbitmqctl encounters an eof reading the ~/.erlang.cookie
> file.
> In the debian package, rabbitmqctl is a wrapper script that calls the
> real rabbitmqctl script as the 'rabbitmq' user. Please check that
> ~rabbitmq/.erlang.cookie exists, is readable by the rabbitmq user and
> non-empty.
> The recommended way to start the server under Debian is with
> 'invoke-rc.d rabbitmq-server stop/start/etc', which starts RabbitMQ as
> the 'rabbitmq' user. Did you perhaps run 'rabbitmq-server' directly?
> Matthias.

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