[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ client behind firewall

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Thu Apr 12 16:57:34 BST 2012

Hi Erich. Please keep rabbitmq-discuss on cc.

On 12/04/12 16:53, Erich Eichinger wrote:
> the protocol is actually irrelevant, but my clients sit behind a firewall
> that doesn't allow any incoming connections

That should be fine though, assuming your firewall allows outgoing 
connections. In AMQP as with most other protocols clients initiate 
connections to servers and not the other way around.

Are you actually experiencing a connectivity problem?

Cheers, Simon

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon MacMullen [mailto:simon at rabbitmq.com]
> Sent: 12 April 2012 16:10
> To: Erich Eichinger
> Cc: rabbitmq-discuss at lists.rabbitmq.com
> Subject: Re: [rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ client behind firewall
> On 12/04/12 14:24, Erich Eichinger wrote:
>> I've seen the thread
>> herehttp://lists.rabbitmq.com/pipermail/rabbitmq-discuss/2011-March/01
>> 1805.html and was wondering if the answer is still valid?
> Basically yes.
>> I too have a case where the connection must be actively opened by the
>> client
> Well, clients always open connections. What do you mean? Are you asking
> about sending messages over HTTP due to being unable to open port 5672?
> Cheers, Simon
> --
> Simon MacMullen
> RabbitMQ, VMware

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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