[rabbitmq-discuss] First-time rabbitmq install crashed after a week & now node won't restart

Mark Soper masoper at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 02:17:31 BST 2010

Just getting started with rabbitmq, hoping for advice on how to troubleshoot

Last week I started using celery with rabbitmq on EC2 Ubuntu server.
It ran fine for a week, then died.

> sudo rabbitmqctl status

Status of node 'rabbit at domU-12-31-39-05-6E-52' ...
Error: unable to connect to node 'rabbit at domU-12-31-39-05-6E-52': nodedown
- nodes and their ports on domU-12-31-39-05-6E-52:
- current node: 'rabbitmqctl11365 at domU-12-31-39-05-6E-52'
- current node home dir: /var/lib/rabbitmq
- current node cookie hash: nF0wVuFwDDUCqBIAugLXcw==

> sudo rabbitmq-server

+---+   +---+
|   |   |   |
|   |   |   |
|   |   |   |
|   +---+   +-------+
|                   |
| RabbitMQ  +---+   |
|           |   |   |
|   v1.7.2  +---+   |
|                   |
AMQP 8-0
Copyright (C) 2007-2010 LShift Ltd., Cohesive Financial Technologies LLC.,
and Rabbit Technologies Ltd.
Licensed under the MPL.  See http://www.rabbitmq.com/

node          : rabbit at domU-12-31-39-05-6E-52
app descriptor:
home dir      : /var/lib/rabbitmq
cookie hash   : nF0wVuFwDDUCqBIAugLXcw==
log           : /var/log/rabbitmq/rabbit.log
sasl log      : /var/log/rabbitmq/rabbit-sasl.log
database dir  : /var/lib/rabbitmq/mnesia/rabbit

starting internal event notification system
starting logging server
starting database
-- kernel ready
starting alarm handler
starting queue supervisor
starting node monitor
starting cluster router
-- core initialized
starting empty DB check
starting codec correctness check
starting exchange recovery
starting queue recovery
starting persister
starting guid generator
-- message delivery logic ready
starting error log relay
starting networking
Reason: {{badmatch,

                              "TCP Listener"]},
Erlang has closed
{"init terminating in

Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump
init terminating in do_boot ()
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