[rabbitmq-discuss] HA-aware clients?
tim at rabbitmq.com
Mon Sep 24 09:57:39 BST 2012
You'll need to handle reconnecting explicitly in the client(s) yourself.
What HA does is ensure that any time you connect to a node on which a
queue is mirrored, you get a consistent view of the queue and obviously
it deals with failover when a node dies.
On 09/24/2012 08:41 AM, Alex Shneyderman wrote:
> Hi all!
> There is something I do not really understand about how client is
> taking advantage of the HA features of RabbitMQ. So, I setup two
> servers. And I have a queue that is mirrored. My client connects to
> one server. (I can give it an array of addresses but the documentation
> says it will connect to the first server that is not down). So say I
> have that client talking to server1 for a while. Server1 goes down, is
> there a way for the client to re-establish connection to server2 while
> server1 is being fixed up? I mean I am pretty sure client can I am
> just not sure if this is the logic that is already implemented on the
> client that is provided by rabbit (Java in my case, but I would also
> be interested to know if erlang client works automagically) or is this
> something I have to do on my own (I guess I could listen to shutdown
> event and reconnect manually)?
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