[rabbitmq-discuss] connecting to Rabbit's node

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Mon Nov 7 09:54:34 GMT 2011

On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 10:12:17AM +0100, Cermak, Marek wrote:
> I want to connect to Rabbit's Erlang node to make analysis (appmon and
> so). I have debian squeeze in vbox, rabbit 2.6.1, same cookie file as in
> ~rabbitmq/ and as a root I try to run
> $ erl -sname rabbit -remsh rabbit at debian

I suspect your hostname is debian. Thus -sname rabbit is the same as
-sname rabbit at debian, and thus you get a node name clash.

You want something like

erl -sname foo -remsh rabbit at debian


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