[rabbitmq-discuss] Creating a rabbitmq.config for federation

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon Oct 28 15:37:41 GMT 2013

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Cheers, Simon

On 28/10/2013 3:25PM, Robert Parker wrote:
> Anybody?  Are there any white papers anywhere on how to configure
> federation in rabbitmq.config similar to what I'm doing above?  Its much
> easier to deploy a single file to each system to configure rabbitmq than
> run a set of rabbitmqctl commands in a script.
> Thanks,
> Robert
> On Tuesday, October 22, 2013 2:18:01 PM UTC-5, Robert Parker wrote:
>     I'm having trouble finding good examples of how to configure
>     a rabbitmq.config file to do what I've been doing with a set of
>     rabbitmqctl commands.  Here's the script I use to configure
>     clustering and federation for one of my rabbitmq clusters:
>         #!/bin/bash
>         rabbitmqctl stop_app
>         rabbitmqctl reset
>         rabbitmqctl join_cluster rabbit at rabbit2
>         rabbitmqctl start_app
>         rabbitmq-plugins enable rabbitmq_federation
>         rabbitmq-plugins enable rabbitmq_federation_management
>         rabbitmq-plugins enable rabbitmq_management
>         service rabbitmq-server restart
>         rabbitmqctl set_parameter federation-upstream cluster1-upstream
>         '{"uri":["amqp://rabbit3.example.com
>         <http://rabbit3.example.com>","amqp://rabbit4.example.com
>         <http://rabbit4.example.com>"],"expires":3600000}'
>         rabbitmqctl set_policy federate-mything "^Mything$"
>         '{"federation-upstream-set":"all"}' 0
>     How do I convert that into a format that will work in a
>     rabbitmq.config so that all I need to do is drop this config file
>     in, reset the node, then restart rabbitmq-server to get this
>     configuration working?  Also, if you put your cluster config into
>     rabbitmq.config  on both nodes to be clustered, will they
>     automatically set the correct /var/lib/rabbitmq/.erlang.cookie or
>     must that step still be done manually?
>     Thanks in advance
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Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, Pivotal

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