[rabbitmq-discuss] Windows service recovery

Tim Watson tim at rabbitmq.com
Mon May 28 08:13:36 BST 2012

On 28/05/12 08:09, Lior Barnea wrote:
> Hi Emile,
> This is part of the recovery testing we are conducting, this is not a real issue that we encountered but one produced on purpose...
> Still, I would have expected that erlsrv could detected that erl.exe is already up when windows restarts it and re-attach to it instead of failing...

Well, the rabbit windows service script does check to see whether a node 
with the same name is already up and running. If this is the case, it 
exits/fails. I'm not really sure what 're-attach' would look like in 
practice - what would we expect erlsrv to do in this case exactly?


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