[rabbitmq-discuss] status Active in Management web portal

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Thu Mar 15 13:03:04 GMT 2012

On 15/03/12 12:57, MattH wrote:
> In essence I am attempting to
> represent presence through activity on the queue.

Very bad idea. "Activity" here means a whole bunch of stuff. For example 
"rabbitmqctl list_queues" will wake all the queues up.

> Another method may be to simply not create the queue in the first
> place and force users to create a queue as they connect. This would
> then require that I find all queues bound to a given exchange, if an
> exchange has a queue for a given users then they are "active". This is
> not as fine grained a presence indicator but may work. This is still
> out of the scope of AMQP however.

This could work.

Another possibility, letting you stay within AMQP:


Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

More information about the rabbitmq-discuss mailing list