[rabbitmq-discuss] configure maxlength feature in 3.1.1

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Wed Jun 12 09:43:00 BST 2013

On 12/06/13 02:51, cogitate wrote:

> we'd like to reject any new messages, rather than drop off messages 
> that are sitting in front of the queue.
> is this configurable? if not, what are our alternatives?

Unfortunately not, but this may be added in a future version if there is
sufficient demand. In the meantime an alternative option is to continue
using publishers to monitor queue length and only publish when the
available queue capacity allows.


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