[rabbitmq-discuss] Is there a way to subscribe to all messages in a topic exchange

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Sun Mar 30 19:58:32 BST 2014

On 30/03/2014 1:49PM, Alvaro Videla wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 2:30 PM, rails <stammailbox at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My exchange is direct.
>> Can I bind a queue that will get all messages from the queue (as # in topic
>> exchange)?
> No, a queue will get the messages with a routing key that matches the
> binding key.
> If you need that kind of functionality then use a fanout exchange.

Note that you can use e2e bindings to combine a fanout and direct 
exchange. Declare one of each, bind the fanout as source and the direct 
as destination, and publish to the fanout. You can then bind queues to 
the fanout to get everything, or the direct to get those with a certain 
routing key.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, Pivotal

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