[rabbitmq-discuss] Cant Start RabbitMQ after updating to 2.8.1 on Windows

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Wed Mar 28 12:38:28 BST 2012


On 28/03/12 10:47, 0x49D1 wrote:
>    Erlang machine stopped instantly (distribution name conflict?). The
> service is not restarted as OnFail is set to ignore.

Can you confirm that you followed the instructions on upgrading clusters?
The error message indicates that a broker instance may already have been

> Ive tried to uninstall rabbitmq, erlang, and reinstall them again. No
> luck.

What was the error? If you don't have any persistent messages or data
that needs to be preserved then you can move the database directory
(%RABBITMQ_BASE%) out of the way. If the installation still fails then
make sure you don't have a broker running with the same name.


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