[rabbitmq-discuss] How do I protect rabbitmqctl?

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Mon Feb 7 13:06:52 GMT 2011

On Mon, Feb 07, 2011 at 08:00:55AM -0500, Max Bridgewater wrote:
> I've got a pretty simple question. I created a user called "root",
> then I set this user to admin (rabbitmqctl set_admin root) and cleared
> admin rights from from all other users (guest, etc.). Now, similar as
> when using mysql client, I was expecting that at some point, the tool
> rabbitmqctl would require credentials for creating new users and
> setting permissions. This doesn't seem to be the case. I'm missing
> something?

It does require credentials, and you do provide credentials, in the form
of the erlang.cookie file.


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