The MQ is an Erlang and RabbitMQ process running under the names
RabbitMQ keeps log files in
Additionally, RabbitMQ has a management interface running on port 55672, accessible in your browser with the username/password: guest/guest. RabbitMQ also has a management tool locally on the box:
The management UI in the browser is the recommended method for data gathering. From this tool, you can see the state of the cluster, connected clients, exchanges, queues and message rates, etc.
If a node in the cluster is offline, the preferred method of restarting it is to first ensure that both the
circonus-epmd service have been stopped.
circonus-epmd first, then start
circonus-rabbitmq. Once both have been started via the management interface, you should see a process running on the local box and see the node reconnect to the cluster.
Further RabbitMQ documentation can be found on their site: http://www.rabbitmq.com/documentation.html