[rabbitmq-discuss] how does the rabbitmq transport cope with WAN links?

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Tue Jun 1 16:57:03 BST 2010

On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 04:52:40PM +0100, Matthew Sackman wrote:
> Hi Nikos,
> On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 11:46:59AM -0400, Nikos Michalakis wrote:
> > I was reading the RabbitMQ docs, but couldn't find many details on what exactly the underlying protocol is for sending messages between cluster nodes.
> AMQP over TCP.

Err sorry, that's wrong. Erlang has its own externalisation format which
is described in some detail in

When we send messages between nodes in the cluster, we just rely on
Erlang to do its magic. If you're using the shovel, then that'll just be
AMQP over TCP.


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