[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ 2.8.2 - Service Crash on Windows 2008 R2

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Mon Aug 20 19:27:01 BST 2012

On 20/08/12 18:17, Emile Joubert wrote:
> On 20/08/12 14:36, Ryan Gunn wrote:
>> ** Reason for termination ==
>> ** {accept_failed,enfile}
> This is a POSIX error code meaning you have run out of file descriptors.
> The errors that follow are a consequence of this. You should be able to
> raise the limit by setting the ERL_MAX_PORTS variable. Make sure you
> really need to open that many connections and that your application is
> not leaking connections. I see that connections are accepted at an
> alarming rate just before the error.

Alas rabbit generally refuses to accept more connection when file 
descriptors are scarce. I wonder why this isn't happening here.

What limits are reported by 'rabbitmqctl status'?


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