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RabbitMQ Cookbook by Sigismondo Boschi, Gabriele Santomaggio

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Handling unroutable messages

In this example we are showing how to manage unroutable messages. An unroutable message is a message without a destination. For example, a message sent to an exchange without any bound queue.

Unroutable messages are not similar to dead letter messages; the first are messages sent to an exchange without any suitable queue destination. The latter, on the other hand, reach a queue but are rejected because of an explicit consumer decision, expired TTL, or exceeded queue length limit. You can find the source at Chapter01/Recipe13/Java_13/.

Getting ready

To use this recipe you will need to set up the Java development environment as indicated in the Introduction section.

How to do it…

In order to handle unroutable messages, you ...

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