[rabbitmq-discuss] Installation problems on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Tim Child tim at cantemo.com
Mon Oct 4 11:23:35 BST 2010

Mmm. If I ping to that it resolves to: portal2.cantemo.lan.cantemo.lan (

And its a 64bit machine. So I have changed my /etc/hosts to: portal2 portal2.cantemo.lan

And reran the apt-get to install, and now its working. Not sure where it got that long domain from, but I will investigate.



On 4 Oct 2010, at 11:42, Marek Majkowski wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 17:10, Tim Child <tim at cantemo.com> wrote:
>> I just tried to do an installation on a completely fresh ubuntu 10.04 LTS
>> Server, following the instructions
>> here: http://www.rabbitmq.com/debian.html#apt  and I get the following
>> problem:
>> In /var/log/rabbitmq/startup_err I get:
>> Error: {cannot_connect_to_epmd,"portal2",nxdomain}
>> portal2 is part of the domain name though the actual hostname in
>> /etc/hostname is set to portal2.cantemo.lan.
> I'll try to reproduce that, have you used 64 bit or 32 bit image?
> Is your hostname resolvable (ie: can you "ping portal2.cantemo.lan")?
> Marek

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