[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitMq use of the setcookie option
Michael De Courci
mdecourci at googlemail.com
Tue Feb 15 17:48:34 GMT 2011
We are trying to understand how cookies are used with Rabbit MQ, from my
1) Rabbit MQ servers (rabbitmq-server or rabbitmq-server.bat) can be started
without the "setcookie" option, in this case they will use the cookie
defined in the .erlang.cookie file in the user home folder. If all Rabbit
MQ servers share the same cookie or .erlang.cookie file, then they can
2) Rabbit MQ servers (rabbitmq-server or rabbitmq-server.bat) can be started
with the same "setcookie" option, for example, setcookie "FREDABC", where "
FREDABC" is the shared cookie used to communicate.
Q) What happens when servers use setcookie cookie, see
http://www.rabbitmq.com/clustering.html#setup, is cookie a variable in the
script, or is this a misunderstanding ?
Michael de Courci
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