[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ crashes just after start...
David.Buckingham at cbeyond.net
Wed Mar 20 18:10:25 GMT 2013
> Does that file exist? If not then Make sure your ERLANG_HOME variable is
> set correctly. If it does exist then the problem probably relates to the NTFS
> 8.3 attributes for the VHD volume. Make sure 8.3 creation is not disabled.
> See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/121007/en-us
The file did exist, and your link to the support article helped me to determine that 8.3 file naming was indeed disabled on the VM in question! I compared the settings with the VM running the known working configuration, and sure enough the settings were opposite!
After enabling the 8.3 on this particular volume, I had to uninstall Erlang and RabbitMQ, and then delete the entire folder structure where they were installed (M:\Program Files\... and M:\Program Files (x86)\...) No big deal, as these are the only apps installed on this volume.
Then, after re-installing both Erlang and RabbitMQ I found that the RabbitMQ service was indeed running!
Thank you so much for your help! I would have never have found this.
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