[rabbitmq-discuss] Can RabbitMQ actively subscribe to another server

Ben Hood 0x6e6562 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 13:33:55 BST 2008


On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 1:17 AM, Pete Kay <petedao at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currenly, I can have RabbitMQ to with for events to be recevied and then
> published it out to its subscribers.  Is it possible to have RabbitMQ to
> actively subscribe to an external server and listen for the received events,
> via socket?

No. Rabbit brokers messages, which means that it itself is not an
active client of anything. You can only use AMQP clients to publish or
subscribe to queues and exchanges that are located in Rabbit. In this
scenario you would have to have an external client listen on the
socket and then publish the data to Rabbit.

> Also, is it possible to wite some filtering module that RabbitMQ can execute
> when the event is received?

This depends on what you need to filter. If the filter can be
expressed using routing rules, then maybe you've got a simple



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