vCloud Director 9.1: Install Erlang and RabbitMQ – Part 3


If you are using 3rd party solutions with vCloud Director, you will probably need to install an AMQP broker or if you have more than one vCloud director node AMQP broker is needed which allows vCloud Director cells to exchange messages among each other. That´s will be our case.

At first, we need to install Erlang software, which makes rabbit MQ works properly. following the next steps to intall.

1. Download the software from this site https://www.erlang.org/downloads/.

2. execute the installer and choose the componentes you are going to deploy.

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3. Make sure that the process is finished.

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Second, follow the next steps to install RabbitMQ software.

1. Download the software from this site https://www.rabbitmq.com/install-windows.html.

2. execute the installer and choose the componentes you are going to deploy.

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4. Make sure that the process is finished.

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5. Important: Test the RabbitMQ status by following the next command.

c:\Program files\RabbitMQ Server\rabbitmq_server-3.6.15\sbin>rabbitmqctl status

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If you fall in this error:

TCP connection succeeded but Erlang distribution failed.

Follow the next step to solve it.

 

6. We need to go to this folder and copy the following file.

c.\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\.erlang.cookie

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7. Them, we need to replace the following file.

c.\Users\Administrator\.erlang.cookie

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8. Finally, execute the RabbitMQ status and you should receive this message.

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This means RabbitMQ is running.

9. Them, you should run this command to manage the RabbitMQ by HTML.

c:\Program files\RabbitMQ Server\rabbitmq_server-3.6.15\sbin>rabbitmq-plugins enable rabbitmq_management

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10. Finally, we can get into the RabbitMQ service.

http://localhost:15672/

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Hoping you have enjoyed this post, see you next time.

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