[rabbitmq-discuss] reconfigure existing queue with dead letter exchange.

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Thu May 30 17:50:16 BST 2013


On 30/05/13 15:32, a2800276 wrote:
> Is it somehow possible to reconfigure an already existing queue and
> attach an x-dead-letter-exchange parameter, e.g. with `rabbitmqctl`, or
> does the DL-exchange have to be specified during queue creation?

There are some queue parameters that can be modified after queue
creation. Federation and mirrored queues can be controlled in this way.
See http://www.rabbitmq.com/parameters.html

A dead letter exchange can only be set during queue declaration. See
http://www.rabbitmq.com/dlx.html for details.


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