[rabbitmq-discuss] 2 Node Cluster Configuration becomes unresponsive

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Wed Aug 7 11:28:18 BST 2013

On 07/08/13 09:20, Alexandru Topliceanu wrote:
> The problem is that it sometimes happens that messages are pilled up in
> the queue but no longer forwarded to consumers.
> I don't know what is causing the jam!

I'm not sure either, but this is such basic stuff that I doubt it's the 
broker. Do the messages show up in messages_ready or 

> Restarting the consumers doesn't fix the problem.
> All I could do so far is to restart the cluster. This causes all the
> messages to be lost (why? they should be durable)

Are you publishing with delivery mode 2? The messages need to be marked 
as persistent, as well as the queues being durable.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, Pivotal

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