[rabbitmq-discuss] Newbie: unable to run rabbitmqctl

Jerry Kuch jerryk at vmware.com
Sun Jan 23 02:12:55 GMT 2011

No problem!  Happy to help.


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

On Jan 22, 2011, at 6:04 PM, "Denny Swindle" <denny.swindle at gmail.com> wrote:

> Oh geeesh, that's exactly what it was!  (argh)
> Thanks so much!  ;-)
> On Jan 22, 2011, at 5:59 PM, Jerry Kuch wrote:
>> Hi, Denny...
>>> nemo:/usr/src/rabbitmq_server-2.2.0/sbin dswindle$ sudo ./rabbitmqctl status
>>> Status of node rabbit at nemo ...
>>> Error: unable to connect to node rabbit at nemo: nodedown
>>> diagnostics:
>>> - unable to connect to epmd on nemo: address
>>> - current node: rabbitmqctl68597 at nemo
>>> - current node home dir: /Volumes/Drive2/Users/dswindle
>>> - current node cookie hash: 02o5DxVQC04jRptvAasHUg==
>> Does 'nemo' actually resolve to your local machine's address?  
>> You might want to add an entry to your /etc/hosts file to be sure.  I had to do this on one of my Macs, which exhibited the same behavior one of the first times I tried to run rabbit/rabbitmqctl.
>> Best regards,
>> Jerry

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