[rabbitmq-discuss] Rabbitmq Config Flie Ignored on Windows Server 2003R2

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Wed Jun 4 09:55:59 BST 2014

 On 4 June 2014 at 12:47:07, Priyank Thakkar (priyankthakkar at gmail.com) wrote:
> > I created an environment variable 'RABBITMQ_CONFIG_FILE"  
> and provided path to config file. I restarted the rabbitmq service,  
> but in the log file i can see the configuration file is ignored.  
> The config file on the given path do exist.
> The log files says, "C:\WINDOWS config file(s) : c:/Program  
> Files (x86)/RabbitMQ Server/rabbitmq_server-3.3.1/etc/rabbitmq.config  
> (not found)"

See http://markmail.org/thread/7fchvbzxmb65pkip:
you need to *reinstall* the service.

From http://www.rabbitmq.com/configure.html:

«Restart the server after changes. Windows service users will need to re-install the service after adding or removing a configuration file.»

Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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