[rabbitmq-discuss] getting started, broker runs; can't get status

Dmitriy Samovskiy dmitriy.samovskiy at cohesiveft.com
Sat Jan 31 21:07:57 GMT 2009

Matthias Radestock wrote:
> Dave,
> Dave Farkas wrote:
>> epmd: Sat Jan 31 13:58:22 2009: epmd running - daemon = 0
>> [...]
> This does look remarkably similar to the problem Dmitriy identified last 
> year - see http://somic.org/2008/04/22/snoopy-fubars-erlang/
> Specifically, your epmd log shows the node registration traffic 
> (ALIVE2_{REQ,RESP}) but no query traffic (PORT2_{REQ,RESP}), and the 
> other symptoms are the same too.
To add more context. The moment I saw a post from Matthias with output from his run of 
epmd, I remembered the path how I got to snoopy.

It placed something in /etc/ld.preload or set LD_PRELOAD env var. Can you check if either 
is set?

Also, can you check SELinux? I am not a SELinux expert, but check out these links:


Or search google for "epmd selinux."

I have been trying to reproduce it on Fedora 10 32 bit but couldn't (if anyone is 
interested and has access to EC2, I tried public ami ami-2a5db943).

Like Matthias said above, it's got to be something that prevents epmd communications with 


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