[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ management plugin does not display message stats

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Tue Aug 21 10:38:49 BST 2012

On 20/08/12 23:07, dharshanr wrote:
> I am using the RabbitMQ management plugin to monitor some stats on the
> server and I noticed that the Messaging stats (Total/Ready/Acknowledged)
> are not being displayed. I can see the other node stats like file
> description/memory usage etc. Do I need to do some other configuration
> to get this data? I have uploaded a screenshot.

This should be the total number of queued messages on your server - do 
you actually have any queued messages?

> Also is there a way to get this data from rabbitmqctl? This way I don't
> have to use the UI.

You can't get the global total, but you can invoke "rabbitmqctl 
list_queues name messages_ready messages_unacknowledged messages" and 
sum it yourself. Or use the HTTP API.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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