[rabbitmq-discuss] Federation Many Connections?

James Carr james.r.carr at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 17:00:39 BST 2012

Finally, here's my configuration in case it helps reproduce the
problem: https://gist.github.com/61a55a37e9c2e77d1797


On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 10:57 AM, James Carr <james.r.carr at gmail.com> wrote:
> The issue persists with version 2.8.1 as well. It seems to work okay
> when a single downstream connects to the upstream, but when a cluster
> connects to the upstream the node making the connection creates new
> direct connections to itself each time it fails to bind to the
> upstream exchange.
> Attached is a screenshot from the management console and here is the
> contents of my log file: https://gist.github.com/b8714347f97a86b34724.
>  The interesting thing to note is that the number of errors in the log
> file correspond directly to the number of direct connections
> dc2rabbitmq5 makes to itself (I cleared the logs before retrying
> again).
> Thanks,
> James
> On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 10:38 AM, James Carr <james.r.carr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So I investigated why it seems that one of the nodes in my test
>> cluster wind up have hundreds of direct connections to itself lately.
>> It turned out that  one of the upstreams it was connecting to didn't
>> have the exchange that is meant to be federated defined. It seems that
>> when the exchange doesn't exist on the upstream it just periodically
>> keeps retrying but does't close the previous connection.
>> I can send more log details if needed. I am currently running 2.8.0
>> but will upgrade to 2.8.1 and see if the problem persists.
>> Thanks,
>> James

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