[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitmq.config location when running as a Windows service

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Fri Oct 11 14:26:02 BST 2013


On 11/10/13 12:52, Gotthard, Petr wrote:

> I have the rabbitmq.config in the directory as explained at
> http://www.rabbitmq.com/relocate.html

The most common error is to create the file in the wrong directory, or
forget the ".config" extension. The default location is

> But when I start the RabbitMQ service, the rabbitmq.config is silently
> ignored. No warning nor error. Is this expected behavior?

This will happen if the config file is incorrectly named or in the wrong
folder. A missing config file is not an error.


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