[rabbitmq-discuss] Queue item limits

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Wed Jan 25 11:31:09 GMT 2012


On 25/01/12 07:11, Simone Busoli wrote:
> There is no such feature in the broker, perhaps if you explain what you
> are trying to do there may be other ways.
> On Jan 25, 2012 1:43 AM, "Codevally" <codevally at gmail.com
> <mailto:codevally at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     This is something like  restrict the size of the queue. Please help.
>     On Jan 25, 11:38 am, Codevally <codeva... at gmail.com
>     <mailto:codeva... at gmail.com>> wrote:
>      > Hi
>      >
>      > I have a declared queue and want to know how can I limit the
>     number of
>      > items in that queue. For example, the define queue is "sms_gateway"
>      > and that queue can maximum allow to receive 500 items.

As Simone says, there is no way of limiting the number of messages in a 
queue. The closest approximation is to limit the time that messages may 
spend in a queue.



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