RabbitMQ - Delete dynamic shovel using rabbitmqctl delete_shovel

A shovel is used to move a message from a queue or exchange to a different queue or exchage. The queues or exchanges can reside on the same RabbitMQ node or on different RabbitMQ nodes.

 

AVOID TROUBLE

There are two types of shovels.

Only a dynamic shovel can be deleted using the rabbitmqctl clear_parameter command.

 

The rabbitmqctl command with the delete_shovel option can be used to delete a dynamic shovel.

rabbitmqctl delete_shovel shovel001

 

Optionally, the -p or --vhost option can be used to specify the virtual host.

rabbitmqctl delete_shovel --vhost vhost001 shovel001

 

If something like this is returned, use the rabbitmqctl list_parameters command to ensure the parameter exists.

Deleting shovel shovel001 in vhost vhost001
Error:
Parameter does not exist

 

Or like this.

rabbitmqctl eval "rabbit_shovel_status:remove({'vhost001','shovel001'})."

 

If the shovel is still showing at Shovel Status in the RabbitMQ web browser console, you may need to restart the RabbitMQ service to get the shovel to no longer show at Shovel Status in the web browser console.




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