[rabbitmq-discuss] Shovel terminated status

Francesco Mazzoli francesco at rabbitmq.com
Fri Aug 24 12:48:20 BST 2012

Hi Elizabeth,

At Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:57:46 +0000,
Elizabeth Liao wrote:
> As for the unclosed connections, I'm looking under the "Connections" tab in
> the RabbitMQ Management plugin of the broker that is initiating the 3 shovels
> with another broker. On the broker that is initiating the connections,
> 'rabbitmqctl list_connections' does not return any connections and
> 'rabbitmqctl list_channels' returns the channels associated with the 2 running
> shovels. 'rabbitmqctl reset' clears the list of unclosed connections listed on
> the management plugin.
> Every time the terminated shovel tries to reconnect, there are 6 (2*# of
> shovels?) more connections listed under the Connections tab.  It seems to
> happen (so far) only for the termination reason of "cannot redeclare exchange
> with different type".  I've tried to terminate shovel by deleting an exchange
> as well.

I can reproduce this, it's a bug in the management plugin - the connections
*are* being closed, but management still displays them (in other words, nothing
too worrying).

Thanks for the report.

Francesco * Often in error, never in doubt

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