[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ Message consuming issue (when consumer keepting idle)

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Thu Apr 10 12:51:50 BST 2014

On 10 April 2014 at 14:56:28, Mahendrakumar Yadavalli (mahendrakumary at neelinfo.com) wrote:
> > Both the producer and consumer are working fine. We got an issue  
> like “when the android device kept idle for a long time, and start  
> working on it after some time, then messages are not consuming  
> from consumer side. once we delete the queue then it will work  
> fine”. The problem is when we kept the client device idle for long  
> time this issue occurs.

There have to be some error messages somewhere. One possible reason is
that when a device goes idle for a long time, Android hibernates
the app entirely and it does not send out heartbeats, so RabbitMQ
considers the connection dead.

There should be warnings in RabbitMQ log about this.

Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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