[rabbitmq-discuss] Unable to use different .erlang.cookie file

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Thu Apr 12 11:57:13 BST 2012

On 12/04/12 11:09, object wrote:
> After that all rabbitmqctl commands failed on the machine with new
> file version with "unable to connect to node..." error message.

rabbitmqctl will pick up the cookie from the user home directory while 
the service will pick it up from C:\windows. So you will need to 
synchronise those with each other, as well as with the other machine.

This is discussed a little bit at:


although that's not the most prominent place. Hmm.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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