[rabbitmq-discuss] Issue in creating a RabbitMQ Cluster

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Tue Jul 3 02:41:54 BST 2012

On 03/07/12 01:56, Tim Watson wrote:
> On 02/07/2012 22:05, Aravindh S wrote:
>> diagnostics:
>> - nodes and their ports on rabbit3:
>> [{rabbit,37223},{rabbitmqctl12238,44154}]
> It looks like you're not even running rabbit on rabbit3.

Er, yes he is. Hence the {rabbit,37223} line.

> This is saying that the local node (rabbit at rabbit3) is not running. This
> is *probably* because your Erlang cookie's permissions aren't tight enough.

Or the cookies simply don't match. Check the startup log of the nodes, 
which displays their cookie hashes, and compare that info to what is 
shown by rabbitmqctl.

Or the ports aren't accessible due to firewalls etc. Try connecting to 
the port displayed for rabbit in the diagnostics, e.g. "telnet rabbit3 

Also, check the troubleshooting guide at 


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