[rabbitmq-discuss] Java Client Error handling: How to detect deleted queue

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Fri Aug 10 08:27:58 BST 2012


On 10/08/12 07:51, Till Hänisch wrote:
> sorry for being not precise: My problem is how the producer finds
> out, that the queue was deleted, not the consumer.

There's the 'mandatory' flag on basic.publish, which will trigger a 
basic.return on publish if the message could not be routed to *any* queue.

Or you could issue a passive queue.declare every now and then to check 
whether the queue exists.

Neither of these are w/o problems. There was a thread with a similar 
question just a few days ago: 


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