[rabbitmq-discuss] How do I protect rabbitmqctl?

Max Bridgewater max.bridgewater at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 13:32:28 GMT 2011

Thanks Folks. I was missing the cookie piece. This rounds up my
understanding of authentication.


On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 8:06 AM, Matthew Sackman <matthew at rabbitmq.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Matthew
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