[rabbitmq-discuss] Rabbit MQ(2.8.7) Server loses connection

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Wed Dec 19 10:36:27 GMT 2012

On 18/12/12 23:56, pundit wrote:
> I am connecting to RabbitMQ server 2.8.7 via java client using Spring
> framework. And I see a weird issue.
> After few hours( this time varies)  queue at RabbitMQ server starts pilling
> messages and it shows no consumer for the queue. However my client still
> shows that it has a connection and it is connected. But it stops processing
> messages.
> There is no error message in client application log file.

I would imagine that some firewall or router somewhere is dropping what 
it considers to be an idle connection. You probably want to turn on 
heartbeats in your clients (or upgrade to 3.x where heartbeats are 
enabled by default in the server).

Also, you might check the server logs.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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