[rabbitmq-discuss] How to set max processes number ?

Matthias Radestock matthias at lshift.net
Sun Feb 22 13:12:49 GMT 2009


Aymerick Jéhanne wrote:
> Can you tell me what's the best way to set the "max number of erlang  
> processes" setting when launching rabbitmq ?
> I tried to add that in /etc/default/rabbitmq
>    +P 1000000'
> But rabbitmq still crashed a few hours latter because it reached the  
> max number of erlang processes.

The above settings (like all MULTI_* settings) only affect the launcher, 
not the server. Try setting SERVER_ERL_ARGS - see the rabbitmq-server 
script for the default values.


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