[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ Shovel Connections

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Sun Nov 6 20:41:37 GMT 2011


Mihir Mone wrote:
> I have just updated rabbit from 2.4.1 to 2.6.1 and this issue seems to have
> been addressed. It looks like now the shovel plugin only establishes
> connections if there are any messages on the queue to be shovelled. This is
> exactly what I was looking for.

The shovel establishes connections eagerly, regardless of whether there 
are messages to be shovel. And if any errors are encountered, it 
automatically reconnects after the configured reconnect_delay (default: 
5s). None of that has changed in recent versions.


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