[rabbitmq-discuss] Disallow clients without heartbeat

Francesco Mazzoli francesco at rabbitmq.com
Wed Aug 1 09:07:18 BST 2012

At Tue, 31 Jul 2012 17:23:45 -0400,
Dave Curylo wrote:
> I would like all my clients to specify a heartbeat so the server will
> disconnect them automatically if they become unresponsive. Is there any way on
> the message broker to require that clients set a heartbeat, and disallow
> connections from clients that don't?

No, you can't.  You might be able to hack something up with a plugin.  The code
that accepts the `tune_ok' frames and sets up the heartbeats is in

Francesco * Often in error, never in doubt

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