[rabbitmq-discuss] mnesia tables

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Wed May 11 13:15:14 BST 2011

Hi Alain,

On 11/05/11 00:44, Alain Dazzi wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if anyone had a procedure to connect to running
> rabbitmq node and read/extract mnesia records using erlang. For the
> lack of such tool, I use grep to try to find stuck messages in the
> various queues (cd /var/lib/rabbitmq/mnesia/...node.../ and grep one
> of the queues).

The mnesia table layout could change in the future, so it would be 
dangerous to rely on that. "rabbitmqctl list_queues" or the management & 
monitoring plugin is a better way of inspecting queues. Do you need 
additional information not displayed by these tools?


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