[rabbitmq-discuss] Error deleting vhost
michael.dyer at digitaleragroup.com
Wed Jun 19 21:24:50 BST 2013
OK - I was able to figure this one out. The solution wasn't easy, but may
help someone in the future.
I believe the core problem was a partially/mis-configured federation setup.
I exported my config to json, stopped RMQ then deleted (renamed .bad) the
When I restarted I re-imported my config and found that I had the same
problem as before. OK - it's something in the config...
I then went through the config json and CAREFULLY removed any references to
my 'bad' vhost. There were a few problem areas:
1. Parameters node - several entries pertained to federation and when I
went through the admin gui I couldn't remove the settings. Deleted from
2. There were a couple of admin users with rights to the vHost that
remained after the vhost was deleted.
I cleared out mnesia again, restarted, imported my json and I'm now up and
I was also having a problem turning on tracing (rabbitmqctl trace_on -p
myVhost) which would hang on this specific vhost. Once I uploaded my clean
config I was able to enable trace without issues.
On Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:51:42 PM UTC-4, austinnichols wrote:
> Using RMQ 3.0.2 / Erlang R14B04
> I'm having difficulty deleting a specific vhost. When attempting to
> delete I receive the message below. Other vhosts do not appear to have
> this same issue.
> Would appreciate any guidance on where to start troubleshooting ...
> Delete this vhost
> HTTP APICommand LineUpdate
> Last update: 2013-06-19 14:41:20
> Got response code 500 with body
> Internal Server Error
> The server encountered an error while processing this request:
> "Validation failed\n\nname not recognised: undefined\n"}},
> mochiweb+webmachine web server
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