[rabbitmq-discuss] cluster

Tim Watson tim at rabbitmq.com
Tue Dec 31 15:44:53 GMT 2013

On 31 Dec 2013, at 15:24, Tim Watson wrote:
>> Also we are planning for a durable queues …  let’s say if a cluster is down before the messages get consumed .. and the message has TTL defined … does the TTL continue during the downtime and do we lose the message once the nodes are UP .. or does it resets the TTL??
> TTL does not continue during downtime.

Whoa - sorry that's quite wrong. TTL *does* continue during downtime. The messages will be expired (i.e., dropped) if their TTL expires and downtime *does* count towards the TTL.

Sorry for the confusion.

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