[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ Installation as non-root user

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Mon Jan 30 15:29:52 GMT 2012

Hi Preeti,

On 30/01/12 15:19, preeti sp wrote:
> I am not well-versed with RPM Installables. So, when I Install using RPM
> Package as a sudoer, does it go over the Internet to get appropriate
> Installable or dependent libraries. Like, in the case of Debian package
> Installation, it actually goes and gets all the required packages
> recursively.

Whether dependencies are resolved from the Internet or from other media
is a matter of package manager and repository configuration.

> Do folks generally Install tar RabbitMQ versions on Production Machines?
> I am just a little concerned on downside that it does not auto restart
> RabbitMQ on re-boot! So, just checking on right Installable for my Prod
> Environment just in case I manage to get at least the SUDO access If not
> root!

That would depend on production policies. If I had to venture a guess,
the Generic Unix binary archive is probably used in a minority of
production environments, because it lacks start-up scripts to launch the
broker after reboot.


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