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Many OpenStack services communicate with one another via rabbitmq. For example:

- Nova services relay messages to nova-conductor via rabbitmq, and nova-conductor marshals database reads and writes - When an instance is created via nova-api, nova-api passes a rabbitmq message to nova-scheduler, who then schedules a VM (again via a rabbit message) on a nova-compute node - nova-scheduler assesses capacity of compute nodes via rabbitmq messages - designate-sink subscribes to rabbitmq notifications in order to detect and respond to VM creation/deletion - etc.

When VM creation is failing, very often the issue is with rabbitmq. Typically rabbit can be restarted with minimal harm, which will prompt all clients to reconnect:

root@cloudcontrol1003:~# service rabbitmq-server restart
root@cloudcontrol1004:~# service rabbitmq-server restart

HA setup

For redundancy we use a cluster of two rabbitmq servers in a primary/secondary relationship. Some documentation about how this is set up can be found [| here]. Most of the pieces of this are puppetized, but when standing up a new pair a couple of manual steps are needed.

On the secondary host (where the primary host is cloudcontrol1003):

 root@cloudcontrol1004:~# rabbitmqctl stop_app
 root@cloudcontrol1004:~# rabbitmqctl join_cluster rabbit@cloudcontrol1003
 root@cloudcontrol1004:~# rabbitmqctl start_app
 root@cloudcontrol1004:~# rabbitmqctl set_policy ha-all '^(?!amq\.).*' '{"ha-mode": "all"}'



 $ sudo rabbitmqctl list_exchanges
 $ sudo rabbitmqctl list_channels
 $ sudo rabbitmqctl list_connections
 $ sudo rabbitmqctl list_consumers
 $ sudo rabbitmqctl list_queues



Check local server health

 $ sudo rabbitmqctl status

Checking cluster health

If cluster_status hangs check for stuck processes.

 $ sudo rabbitmqctl cluster_status
 Cluster status of node rabbit@cloudcontrol1003 ...

Viewing stuck/suspicious processes

Note: Suspicious processes are not always a problem. However, if you find a large number of suspicious processes that are not decreasing this usually indicates a larger issue.

 $ sudo rabbitmqctl eval 'rabbit_diagnostics:maybe_stuck().'
 2019-07-23 21:34:54 There are 2247 processes.
 2019-07-23 21:34:54 Investigated 0 processes this round, 5000ms to go.
 2019-07-23 21:34:58 Investigated 0 processes this round, 500ms to go.
 2019-07-23 21:34:59 Found 0 suspicious processes.

Viewing unacknowledged messages

 $ sudo rabbitmqctl list_channels connection messages_unacknowledged