Getting RabbitMQ ready

To get started, we will go through the following three installation and configuration steps:

  • Installing the RabbitMQ broker
  • Installing the management plugin
  • Configuring the vhost and user

Installing the broker

CCM runs its production servers on Ubuntu Linux. Most of the developers' workstations run Mac OS X and Linux, while some run Windows. This heterogeneity is not a concern for RabbitMQ, which can run natively on all these operating systems.

RabbitMQ provides complete online installation guides for all the supported operating systems (you can access these at In our case, we will follow the instructions for Debian/Ubuntu.

For greater control, we do not wish to use the RabbitMQ APT repository; ...

Get RabbitMQ Essentials now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.