[rabbitmq-discuss] Redeliver limit?
breischl at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 17:19:04 BST 2013
I got a response to this via email - I'm not sure why I didn't show up
here, but I'll just copy/paste it here for future reference.
> Am I doing something wrong, or does RabbitMQ just not have a limit for
> the number of deliveries?
There is no limit at the time of writing. A message that is redelivered
too often could be recognised and dead-lettered by the broker, but
RabbitMQ does not yet implement this feature. Toxic message handling is
a planned feature. See reference "basic / deliver / 01" on this page:
On Tuesday, October 15, 2013 1:20:58 PM UTC-6, Brian Reischl wrote:
> The docs for the deliver()<http://www.rabbitmq.com/amqp-0-9-1-reference.html#basic.deliver>function state that the server
> *should* only a deliver a message a limited number of times before
> dead-lettering it. I have attempted to verify this using the C# client's
> MessagePatterns.Subscription class, but there doesn't seem to be any
> limit. I've been able to Reject() the same message quite a few times and
> it keeps getting redelivered.
> Am I doing something wrong, or does RabbitMQ just not have a limit for the
> number of deliveries?
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