[rabbitmq-discuss] Bug: Messages lost on server restart with dead-letter and TTL queue

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Fri Jun 27 12:28:56 BST 2014

On 27/06/14 10:48, Sam Lawrence wrote:
> I can confirm the messages are persistent and have written a test case
> here https://github.com/swdee/rabbitmq-test-case

The messages are persistent, the queues are durable... but the exchanges 
are not durable, so they get wiped out when the broker restarts. The 
messages are dead-lettered to an exchange which does not exist, and are 
thus dropped.

Could that explain what you're seeing?

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, Pivotal

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