[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitmqctl help

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Thu Jan 20 16:34:32 GMT 2011

Matthew Sackman wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 04:21:25PM +0000, Joel Grandin wrote:
>> rabbitmqctl -n rabbit at my-server-name list_consumers
>> Listing consumers ...
>> Error: {'EXIT',{{case_clause,{{badrpc,nodedown}}},
>>                 [{rabbit_control,'-action/5-lc$^0/1-0-',1},
>>                  {rabbit_control,action,5},
>>                  {rabbit_control,start,0},
>>                  {init,start_it,1},
>>                  {init,start_em,1}]}}
>> How would you define the port too?
> 5672 is merely the AMQP port. You need to make sure that it can access
> epmd on my-server-name which should be port 4369. See the man page for
> epmd if you need to change that.
> If you have no firewall between these machines at all then it would
> likely be some sort of DNS resolution issue, but seeing as you can ping
> the server, that seems unlikely.

Try 'rabbitmqctl -n rabbit at my-server-name status'

That will provide better diagnostics.


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