[rabbitmq-discuss] Disallow clients without heartbeat

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Wed Aug 1 09:18:30 BST 2012


On 01/08/12 09:07, Francesco Mazzoli wrote:
> 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 `rabbit_reader.erl'.

As an aside, we are planning to let a server admin set a default 
heartbeat interval in the config. Most clients will just accept that 
but, as per the AMQP spec, they are under no obligation to do so.


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