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rabbitmq-service(8)

rabbitmq-service.bat
tool for managing RabbitMQ Windows service

rabbitmq-service.bat [
command
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RabbitMQ is an open source multi-protocol messaging broker.
Running rabbitmq-service.bat allows the RabbitMQ broker to be run as a service in Windows® environments. The RabbitMQ broker service can be started and stopped using the Windows® services panel.
By default the service will run in the authentication context of the local system account. It is therefore necessary to synchronise Erlang cookies between the local system account (typically C:\Windows\.erlang.cookie and the account that will be used to run rabbitmqctl(8).

Display usage information.
Install the service. The service will not be started. Subsequent invocations will update the service parameters if relevant environment variables were modified.
Remove the service. If the service is running then it will automatically be stopped before being removed. No files will be deleted as a consequence and rabbitmq-server(8) will remain operable.
Start the service. The service must have been correctly installed beforehand.
Stop the service. The service must be running for this command to have any effect.
Disable the service. This is the equivalent of setting the startup type to Disabled using the service control panel.
Enable the service. This is the equivalent of setting the startup type to Automatic using the service control panel.

Defaults to RabbitMQ.
Note: Windows only. Defaults to the application data directory of the current user. This is the location of log and database directories.
Defaults to “[email protected]”. followed by the computed hostname. Can be used to run multiple nodes on the same host. Every node in a cluster must have a unique RABBITMQ_NODENAME To learn more, see the RabbitMQ Clustering guide
By default RabbitMQ will bind to all IPv6 and IPv4 interfaces available. This variable limits the node to one network interface or address family. To learn more, see the RabbitMQ Networking guide
AMQP 0-9-1 and AMQP 1.0 port. Defaults to 5672. To learn more, see the RabbitMQ Networking guide
Defaults to C:\Program Files\erl{version}\erts-{version}\bin (or C:\Program Files (x86)\erl{version}\erts-{version}\bin for 64-bit environments). This is the installation location of the Erlang service manager.
Set this varable to new or reuse to have the console output from the server redirected to a file named SERVICENAME.debug in the application data directory of the user that installed the service. Under Vista this will be C:\Users\AppData\username\SERVICENAME. Under previous versions of Windows this will be C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\SERVICENAME. If RABBITMQ_CONSOLE_LOG is set to new then a new file will be created each time the service starts. If RABBITMQ_CONSOLE_LOG is set to reuse then the file will be overwritten each time the service starts. The default behaviour when RABBITMQ_CONSOLE_LOG is not set or set to a value other than new or reuse is to discard the server output.

rabbitmqctl(8), rabbitmq-diagnostics(8), rabbitmq-plugins(8), rabbitmq-server(8), rabbitmq-env.conf(5), rabbitmq-echopid(8)

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