[rabbitmq-discuss] another question on cookies version 3.0.4
srd at duneram.com
Wed May 1 14:26:35 BST 2013
Thank you for your help. I will give this a try.
I've been starting it wrong all this time.
what is the best way to stop the server? up until now I have found no good way to stop it except
ps -efwww | grep rabbit
and then with that kill off the 4-6 associated jobs.
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Tim Watson <tim at rabbitmq.com>
> To: srd <srd at duneram.com>, Discussions about RabbitMQ <rabbitmq-discuss at lists.rabbitmq.com>
> Subject: Re: [rabbitmq-discuss] another question on cookies version 3.0.4
> Sent: 01 May '13 13:21
> On 1 May 2013, at 14:15, srd wrote:
> > so my questions are:
> > 1) How does one normally start the server?
> Depending on the platform, either /sbin/service rabbitmq-server start or via /etc/init.d/.
> > 2) my reason for wanting to do cookies is I wanted to setup a multi node cluster (different servers)
> > If I start a server (no parameters) on each server the cookie hash is different.
> You need to ensure that all the cookies are the same. You can do this by placing the .erlang.cookie file in the /home/rabbitmq directory on each server.
> > 3) I have looked at the clustering guide but haven't succeeded in a setup using it. How does one normally synchronize the cookies across servers?
> That's up to you - rabbit doesn't provide anything out of the box to do this.
> > 4) where is the cookie file stored? I found one on the rabbitmq user's root directory. Is that where it is stored?
> That's correct.
> > 5) If I have to set a cookie value, is there a config file where it can be set (or env variable?) and what is the syntax to set it?
> I would recommend just using the cookie stored in the rabbitmq user's home directory.
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