[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitmq-server ignoring /etc/rabbitmq/rabbitmq-env.conf

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Fri Oct 28 12:25:52 BST 2011

On 27/10/11 23:31, Raymond Barlow wrote:
> After a day of pain, I finally managed to get rabbitmq installed, via
> homebrew, on my mac (lion).

What was painful installing on homebrew? Not that we do the packaging, 
but if there's anything we can help make easier that would be cool.

> Now, I'm having trouble with starting the server. It hangs (I guess
> trying to resolve the hostname). If I ctrl-c during the hang, the broker
> seems to start anyway.
> So, I thought I'd add NODENAME=localhost to
> /etc/rabbitmq/rabbitmq-env.conf (as suggested in other posts).
> But, even after I have created this file, and put the above in it,
> rabbitmq-server still fails connect (just hangs).

I think you need:

RABBITMQ_NODENAME=rabbit at localhost

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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