In this recipe we're showing you how to admin RabbitMQ from an HTTP API using a Management Plugin.
The plugin provides real-time charts to monitor the flow of your messages. Furthermore, it provides HTTP APIs to analyze RabbitMQ. This is required by external monitoring systems such as Ganglia (http://ganglia.sourceforge.net/), Puppet (http://puppetlabs.com), and others in order to perform their activities.
You just need a web browser.
In order to enable the plugin you have to perform the following steps:
rabbitmq-plugins enable rabbitmq_management