[rabbitmq-discuss] Channel Name

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Wed Nov 6 14:22:57 GMT 2013

On 6 Nov 2013, at 16:58, Marcos Placona <marcos.placona at gmail.com> wrote:

> When I look at my queues from the RabbitMQ Management, I can only see channels as IP addresses with ports, such as This gives me no concept of what that actually is, so I was wondering if there's any way I can declare what the channel name is going to be, so I know exactly which consumer is doing what (I have multiple consumers per queue).

Channels don’t have names, they have numeric ids. Management UI and HTTP API include connection
name in channel name to identify a channel across all connections.

You should not depend on that name for anything.

> Is there any way I can make the channel names something a bit more readable?

There is no way to modify what management UI displays. Can you define “more readable”?


Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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