RabbitMQ - List Virtual Hosts using the REST API

This assumes you have created a RabbitMQ user with the administrator tag.

Refer to the RabbitMQ REST API documentation.

The curl command with the --user option can be used to make an API connection to RabbitMQ. In this example, John Doe will make a connection to the RabbitMQ server listening on port 15671. Or, the rabbitmqctl list_queues or rabbitmqadmin list queues commands can be used.

curl --user john.doe:itsasecret http://hostname:15671/api/vhosts


Or, you can specify a single virtual host.

curl --user john.doe:itsasecret http://hostname:15671/api/vhosts/foo


For the / vhost, use %2F.

curl --user john.doe:itsasecret http://hostname:15671/api/vhosts/%2F


Something like this should be returned for each virtual host.

 "cluster_state": {
   "rabbit@server1": "running",
   "rabbit@server2": "running"
 "description": "example description",
 "metadata": {
   "description": "example description",
   "tags": []


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