[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitmq clustering using mirrored queues

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon Nov 21 11:50:37 GMT 2011

On 20/11/11 22:37, Venkat wrote:
> I am concerned about the above said, would there be any damage done to
> the slave node Node2 in case Node1 (master) is not retained and a
> brand new node is joined to the cluster. Could you please suggest
> better approach in a situation where a Master Node cannot be brought
> back at all.

There will always be a master node for the queue as long as the cluster 
remains alive - as soon as the old master goes down one of the slaves 
will be promoted. Even if you bring the old master back it will be a new 

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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