[rabbitmq-discuss] errors from management plugin appear to stop messages delivery

Ian Ragsdale ian.ragsdale at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 19:33:19 BST 2011

On Apr 23, 2011, at 11:33 AM, Matthias Radestock wrote:

> Ian Ragsdale wrote:
>> This just happened again.
> Is this in 2.4.1 with Simon's patched management plug-in?

Sorry, somehow I completely missed the message he sent with the updated plugin - I just installed it.  Thanks!

>> every connection is listed as 'blocked'.
> That indicates rabbit has paused all producers since memory is tight.
> What memory limit does rabbit thinks it has? Check the rabbit.log file near the beginning.

=INFO REPORT==== 25-Apr-2011::13:29:44 ===
Memory limit set to 3080MB.

> Next time you see rabbit stuck like that, please capture the output of (nearly) all 'rabbitmqctl list_*' commands i.e. users, vhosts, exchanges, queues, bindings, connections, channels, consumers,

Will do.  Hopefully the updated plugin will mean that I don't have to.

> Also, if you can, try not to mix producers and consumers on the same connection. That will allow consumers to continue receiving messages and ack them even when rabbit has blocked producer connections.

Thanks - that's good to know.

- Ian

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