[rabbitmq-discuss] Error running rabbitmqctl

Russell Borogove russell at borogove.org
Mon Jun 21 19:24:28 BST 2010

On Jun 21, 2010, at 11:01 AM, Russell Borogove wrote:
> On Jun 21, 2010, at 6:20 AM, Emile Joubert wrote:
>> You can solve this problem by getting $HOME/.erlang.cookie to be
>> readable and containing the correct cookie value.

As soon as I replied I realized I needed to chown the cookie to user rabbitmq, and that worked - I can now get rabbitmq-server, rabbitmqctl, and alice to coordinate. 

I'm still unhappy that -setcookie doesn't work on rabbitmqctl and the documentation is misleading about the cookie location.

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