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Mastering RabbitMQ by Dotan Nahum, Yusuf Aytaş, Emrah Ayanoglu

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The configuration file

The RabbitMQ environment variables mostly gives the control of location of files and directories, whereas the RabbitMQ configuration file gives the control of the engine, such as authentication, performance, memory limit, disc limit, exchanges, queues, bindings, and so on. The configuration file is by default located in /etc/rabbitmq/rabbitmq.config for Unix-based computers and $RABBITMQ_SERVER\etc\rabbitmq.config for Windows-based computers, as discussed in the previous sections.

RabbitMQ has many configuration variables; however, we will discuss the most important ones here:

  • auth_mechanisms: This is used to supports different types of authentication mechanisms. You can change the different type of authentication mechanism ...

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