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RabbitMQ Command Lines

RabbitMQ comes with command line tools which you can use to configure all of your queues, exchanges, etc:

  • rabbitmqctl for service management and general operator tasks
  • rabbitmqadmin for operator tasks over HTTP API
  • rabbitmq-plugins for plugins management

For more information on command lines, see the RabbitMQ documentation.

rabbitmqctl

Rabbitmqctl is the original CLI tool that comes with RabbitMQ and does not require additional configuration. For more information, see the RabbitMQ documentation.

rabbitmqadmin

Rabbitmqadmin is a part of RabbitMQ Management Plugin that can perform same actions that the Web-based UI does.

rabbitmq-plugins

Rabbitmq-plugins is the original CLI tool that comes with RabbitMQ and does not require additional configuration. For more information, see the RabbitMQ documentation.

Command Line Installation

To use rabbitmqadmin as a command line tool, navigate to http://{hostname}:15672/cli/rabbitmqadmin and download it. UNIX-like operating system users need to copy rabbitmqadmin to a directory in PATH, e.g., /usr/local/bin. For more information, see the RabbitMQ documentation.

For more information, see the following external resources:

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