[rabbitmq-discuss] do we need to delete data folder during rpm upgrades?

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Fri Oct 5 10:35:27 BST 2012

On 04/10/12 23:28, Nithya Vijayakumar wrote:
> We recently upgraded from 2.7.1 to 2.8.6. After the rpm upgrade, in some
> instances we notice that our two node HA setup doesn't start until the
> data folder is deleted. Is this required for upgrades? Is there any
> format/schema change that might be needing this?

There are schema changes, but RabbitMQ should take care of them for you 
automatically. What are you seeing when it doesn't start?

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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