[rabbitmq-discuss] Ubuntu 10.04: Unable to Start RabbitMQ Server Post-Installation

Alvaro Videla videlalvaro at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 20:23:45 BST 2012

Thanks for the explanation and my apologies for confusing matters.


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On Jul 7, 2012, at 8:40 PM, Matthias Radestock <matthias at rabbitmq.com> wrote:

> On 07/07/12 19:28, Francesco Mazzoli wrote:
>> At Sat, 7 Jul 2012 20:04:25 +0200,
>> Alvaro Videla wrote:
>>> You should check that there's no other broker running on port 5672
>>> I think that is what this error means. You probably have a service already
>>> listening on that port
>> I'm not sure what the OP problem is, but rabbit does print a better error
>> message in that case:
> ...and also in the case where there are problems starting Erlang's distribution protocol, which is what is happening here.
>> So unless this was different in older versions (and if the OP installed the
>> version that comes with Ubuntu 10.04, the version will be old),
> This definitely looks like an old version of rabbit.
> Though I suspect a newer rabbit would fail to start too, just with a prettier error message.
> I suspect the underlying problem is DNS resolution of the machine's hostname timing out.
> Matthias.
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