[rabbitmq-discuss] List queues via AMQP?

Jerry Kuch jerryk at vmware.com
Fri Jan 14 03:20:08 GMT 2011

There isn't, and the AMQP protocol doesn't support this operation, but you can do this using the management API exposed by the RabbitMQ management plugin. It exposes an HTTP API that your Java, or other language, applications in a web service-ish style. 

Please see:


for additional information.  The management plugin is handy in a host of other ways as well. 

Best regards,

Sent from my iPhone (Brevity and typos are hopefully the result of 1-fingered typing rather than rudeness or illiteracy).

On Jan 13, 2011, at 7:17 PM, "karangill86" <karangill86 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is there is any Java method you can call from the API that would list
> the message queues that exist?
> On Jan 13, 12:55 pm, "Mark J. Reed" <markjr... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for the confirmation.  I'm guessing the management plugin won't
>> work with 1.7.2?
>> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 1:01 PM, Marek Majkowski <maje... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> No, you can't do it over AMQP.
>>> Use rabbitmqctl list_queues or our management plugin.
>>> Cheers,
>>>  Marek
>>> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 17:50, Mark J. Reed <markjr... at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Perhaps off-topic, as it's more of an AMQP question than a
>>>> Rabbit-specific one, but is there any way via AMQP to request a list
>>>> of the queues that currently exist on the broker, so a remote client
>>>> could get the same data as e.g. rabbitmqctl list_queues?
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