[rabbitmq-discuss] read messages in the queue

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Tue Nov 8 13:08:28 GMT 2011

On 08/11/11 13:06, Emile Joubert wrote:
> In the next version of rabbit (after v2.6.1) the order will not be
> destroyed when requeueing messages. Messages will be requeued to the
> front of the queue, meaning that you can "peek" at the head of the
> queue. You can make use of the management interface or use an AMQP
> client to do this.

But note that you'll still cause the "redelivered" flag to be set. 
There's currently no way to passively inspect the contents of a queue 
(and probably won't be for some time if ever).

Cheers, Simon
Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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