[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitmq-auth-backend-http

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Sat Mar 26 13:00:49 GMT 2011

On 26/03/2011 12:38AM, Max Bridgewater wrote:
> Thanks you for this plugin. It opens some few more doors.


> Is there by
> any chance a quick hack that would allow transforming it into
> something that would make authentication via RabbitMQ-RPC instead of

I would view that as a sufficiently different thing to be a different 
plugin, but it's one that I will probably get around to writing at some 
point fairly soon.

On 26/03/2011 5:53AM, Max Bridgewater wrote:
 > I built the plugin and tried it with the following configuration:

Hmm, the link to the binary plugin on github should really be more 

 > [
 > {rabbit, [{auth_backends, [rabbit_auth_backend_http]}, {cluster_nodes,
 > [rabbit at mqt,rabbit_1 at mqt,rabbit_2 at mqt]}]},
 > {rabbit_auth_backend_http,
 >     [{user_path,     ""},
 >      {vhost_path,    ""},
 >      {resource_path, ""}]}
 > ].
 > The logs say that the plugin was started successfully. The HTTP server
 > is build to send "allow" for all requests. Right now, however, no
 > request is being sent to my web server.
 > Any idea?

Hmm, that's odd. Do any failure-looking things turn up in the logs?

Ah, I just thought: nowhere in the documentation do I mention that this 
requires at least 2.3.1. You're not using it with an older server are you?

Cheers, Simon

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