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I have started with RabbitMQ. I have a (windows) machine on which I installed two RabbitMQ nodes as a service - I have choose the nodename, port and service name for each of them. The services are running normally (i see that they are listening in a netstat-a).

I have also installed management plugin with "rabbitmq-plugins enable rabbitmq_management" and restarted both services. But the plugin isn't running - I dont see it listening in a netstat and I can't connect to the management console via browser.

Any idea what could be wrong? Is there any log to see what is goind on?

Updated: when I do rabbitmq-plugins list i get:

c:\RabbitMq\sbin>rabbitmq-plugins list
[e] amqp_client                       3.0.1
[ ] cowboy                            0.5.0-rmq3.0.1-git4b93c2d
[ ] eldap                             3.0.1-gite309de4
[e] mochiweb                          2.3.1-rmq3.0.1-gitd541e9a
[ ] rabbitmq_auth_backend_ldap        3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_auth_mechanism_ssl       3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_consistent_hash_exchange 3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_federation               3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_federation_management    3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_jsonrpc                  3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_jsonrpc_channel          3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_jsonrpc_channel_examples 3.0.1
[E] rabbitmq_management               3.0.1
[e] rabbitmq_management_agent         3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_management_visualiser    3.0.1
[e] rabbitmq_mochiweb                 3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_mqtt                     3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_old_federation           3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_shovel                   3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_shovel_management        3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_stomp                    3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_tracing                  3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_web_stomp                3.0.1
[ ] rabbitmq_web_stomp_examples       3.0.1
[ ] rfc4627_jsonrpc                   3.0.1-git7ab174b
[ ] sockjs                            0.3.3-rmq3.0.1-git92d4ba4
[e] webmachine                        1.9.1-rmq3.0.1-git52e62bc
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What do you get when you do a rabbitmq-plugins list? –  dtryon Feb 7 '13 at 20:32
dtryon: I have updated the question with the list I get. –  rrejc Feb 13 '13 at 12:35
Having exactly the same problem. –  Fopedush Apr 16 '13 at 20:32
@Fopedush see my answer below. –  rrejc Apr 17 '13 at 4:09

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I have also posted this questions on the RabbitMq mailing list. One nice guy from the rabbitmq answred:

Ah, I think I see the problem. Setting RABBITMQ_SERVICENAME for your services sets RABBITMQ_BASE, which then controls the location of where the RabbitMQ service(s) will look for the enabled_plugins file.

But you are not setting this when invoking rabbitmq-plugins.bat, so it's writing the file to a different location. And sadly there's a bug in the rabbitmq-plugins.bat script which prevents it from looking at RABBITMQ_SERVICENAME.

I'll file a bug to get that fixed. But in the mean time you should be able to get the management plugin started by copying the enabled_plugins file from %APPDATA%\RabbitMQ\enabled_plugins to %APPDATA%\TermaniaDevRabbitMQ\enabled_pluagins and %APPDATA%\TermaniaProdRabbitMQ\enabled_plugins.

Since you're using RabbitMQ 3.x you do not need to reinstall the service, just restart it.

Cheers, Simon

That helped me.

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