[rabbitmq-discuss] default timeout on server

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon Jan 23 15:16:33 GMT 2012

On 23/01/12 15:13, S Ahmed wrote:
> Does rabbit server have a default time-out for connections that has to
> be overridden?


> i.e. Our clients are opening connections for x days (persistant
> connections into rabbit), and connections are timing out on our client
> applications within a few minutes.

Whenever this question has come up in the past it turns out that some 
piece of networking hardware is causing the problem.

You may find that turning on AMQP heartbeats in your clients creates 
enough network traffic to fool your infrastructure...

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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