[rabbitmq-discuss] Upgrading of RabbitMq clusters connected with federation plugin from 2.8.7 to version 3.1.0

Viraj Gupte viraj.gupte at credorax.com
Mon Oct 21 14:55:21 BST 2013

Yeah, thats what I realised when I did the upgrade, the type x-federation
wasnt there. I had to set a policy to make it work

On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 5:45 AM, Simon MacMullen <simon at rabbitmq.com> wrote:

> On 17/10/2013 3:41PM, Viraj Gupte wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have two rabbitmq clusters A and B connected to each other via
>> federation plugin in bidirectional manner.Both of them run version 2.8.7.
>>   I am planning to upgrade  cluster A to 3.1.0 to check how federation
>> works with the cluster with 2.8.7 version(cluster B).
>> What should be my approach so as to keep the federation config intact on
>> cluster A along with messages and queues
> Federation does not require that brokers be the same version. So you can
> upgrade clusters A and B at different times.
> Note that the federation configuration mechanism changed in 3.0.0 so you
> will need to redo the federation config in each cluster as you upgrade it;
> see http://www.rabbitmq.com/blog/**2012/11/19/breaking-things-**
> with-rabbitmq-3-0/<http://www.rabbitmq.com/blog/2012/11/19/breaking-things-with-rabbitmq-3-0/>
> Cheers, Simon
> --
> Simon MacMullen
> RabbitMQ, Pivotal
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