[rabbitmq-discuss] using load balancer with consumers to support automatic reconnection for node failure

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon Mar 19 10:23:46 GMT 2012

On 16/03/12 13:44, Steve Hurdsfield wrote:
> We are not having much luck. It works for a while but then we get
> “Connection Reset” errors every few minutes. Taking the 2^nd node out of
> the pool makes it work but obviously that’s not what we want. Using the
> “real” node address also works. I know we can do this through code using
> the conenctionFactory.newConnention(…Address[] addresses) method but
> would have preferred to do this using hardware load balancer.

Not sure what to suggest - if connecting to the server directly works, 
but connecting through a load balancer gives TCP-level errors, that does 
rather suggest that the load balancer is at fault...

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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