[rabbitmq-discuss] Stopping rabbitmq-server: FAILED
matthias at rabbitmq.com
Mon Mar 17 08:09:41 GMT 2014
On 06/03/14 13:59, Jain, Punit wrote:
> In this case “service rabbitmq-server stop” failed with the exit status
> 2, but, in actual, rabbitmq-server was stopped fine. I verified it by
> checking processes and the broker’s status.
What's happening here is that the server gets told to stop - which it
evidently does - but because 'rabbitmqctl stop' (which is that 'service
rabbitmq-server stop' invokes) cannot read the pid file it is unable to
figure out when the server process has actually terminated.
> Could you please explain the meaning of the return code ‘2’? [...]
> Also, is there any other return code we should check? It would be best
> if we could know all the possible return code and their meaning.
2 is returned for all errors except those that indicate incorrect usage
of rabbitmqctl (e.g. invalid command or arguments), in which case 1 is
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