[rabbitmq-discuss] broker goes down after many new connections started

Matthias Radestock matthias at lshift.net
Thu Sep 17 13:28:13 BST 2009


Brian Whitman wrote:
> We have a series of machines that we boot at once that all consume and 
> produce messages on about 20 different queues all to the same broker. 
> The broker has been terminating when these machines boot recently.

The errors are indicating that rabbit is running out of file descriptors.

Either your clients are misbehaving and opening lots of connections when 
they shouldn't (or perhaps they are not closing them properly), or the 
fd limit set by the OS is too low.



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