_$: rabbitmq-plugins enable rabbitmq_management
_$: service rabbitmq-server restart

RabbitMQ < 3.0: port=55672

RabbitMQ >= 3.0: port=15672

Create an SSH tunnel to the server:

_$: ssh -L 15672:localhost:15672 user@server

Go to http://localhost:15672/ and check it is enabled:

  • Login: guest
  • Password: guest

Go to http://localhost:15672/cli/ and follow the instructions to get the rabbitmqadmin binary.

_$: chmod +x rabbitmqadmin
_$: cp rabbitmqadmin /usr/local/bin
_$: rabbitmqadmin --bash-completion > /etc/bash_completion.d/rabbitmqadmin


List queues:

_$: rabbitmqadmin list queues name messages

Create queue:

_$: rabbitmqadmin declare queue name=00112233445566778899aabbccddeeff

Purge queue (remove messages and/or results from the queue):

_$: rabbitmqadmin purge queue name=00112233445566778899aabbccddeeff

Delete queue:

_$: rabbitmqadmin delete queue name=00112233445566778899aabbccddeeff

Delete all queues:

_$: rabbitmqctl list_queues | \
grep -vE '(celery|email|feed|photo|\.\.\.)' | \
cut -d$'\t' -f1 | \
xargs -I qn rabbitmqadmin delete queue name=qn