[rabbitmq-discuss] connection and consumer counts all wrong

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Wed Feb 15 16:00:29 GMT 2012

On 15/02/12 15:58, Aaron Westendorf wrote:
> We haven't enabled heartbeats because until recently, we weren't
> guaranteed that we could timely acknowledge a heartbeat while also
> handling a message. If heartbeats will rid us of any question, I'll
> gladly turn them back on.

Well, heartbeats will definitely detect connections that have died but 
where this has not been noticed by the underlying OS, which sounds like 
what you're seeing.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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