[rabbitmq-discuss] Restarting/re-establising failed federation connections
matthias at rabbitmq.com
Thu Jul 19 11:41:17 BST 2012
On 18/07/12 01:56, David Gillies wrote:
> I've posted up the logs from the downstream server from around the time
> that one of the upstream servers lose connectivity and the downstream
> server is never able to connect again here:
Please use the correct terminology, it gets really confusing otherwise.
In federation, messages flow from the upstream to the downstream (makes
sense, doesn't it?), and connections are established from the downstream
to the upstream.
Anyway, There is nothing unusual in the logs...the downstreams (using
the correct terminology) lose connectivity and try to re-establish it.
They *should* keep trying indefinitely. Is there any evidence that they
There is nothing special about the way federation establishes
connections, so if at some point you think that a downstream should be
able to connect to the upstream but doesn't, then run an ordinary amqp
client on the downstream machine and see whether it can connect to the
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