[rabbitmq-discuss] Idle TCP Connections to Broker

Bell, Paul M. pbell at syncsort.com
Tue Apr 17 23:14:44 BST 2012

Hi All,

I've heard a "rumor" that the broker will close TCP connections to consumers and producers if these connections are idle for some period of time.

Can someone confirm the truth of this? If it's true, is this imposed by Rabbit, or are we talking about an underlying TCP behavior?

At the same time, I heard tell of a way of connecting to the broker that allows you to specify a kind of "heartbeat" mode which keeps the connection active by periodically sending a heartbeat message to the broker. Is there such a connection option?

Thank you.



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