[rabbitmq-discuss] Drawbacks and advantages of "autoack" mode?

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Mon Apr 18 19:28:27 BST 2011


Alfonso Pantoja wrote:
> When consuming with auto_ack the acks are done by the consumer or
> RabbitMQ automatically acks messages once delivered?

noack/auto-ack is a protocol feature. Hence it is implemented at the 
server end, i.e. the server treats a message as ack'ed as soon as it 
attempts to send it to a client which is basic.consume'ing/get'ing in 
noack mode.



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