amqp v1.2.2 AMQP.Connection View Source

Functions to operate on Connections.

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Closes an open Connection.

Opens an new Connection to an AMQP broker.

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t() View Source
t() :: %AMQP.Connection{pid: pid()}

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close(conn) View Source
close(t()) :: :ok | {:error, any()}

Closes an open Connection.

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open(options \\ [], name \\ :undefined) View Source
open(keyword() | String.t(), String.t() | :undefined) ::
  {:ok, t()} | {:error, atom()} | {:error, any()}

Opens an new Connection to an AMQP broker.

The connections created by this module are supervised under amqp_client's supervision tree. Please note that connections do not get restarted automatically by the supervision tree in case of a failure. If you need robust connections and channels, use monitors on the returned connection PID.

The connection parameters can be passed as a keyword list or as a AMQP URI.

When using a keyword list, the following options can be used:

Options

  • :username - The name of a user registered with the broker (defaults to "guest");
  • :password - The password of user (defaults to "guest");
  • :virtual_host - The name of a virtual host in the broker (defaults to "/");
  • :host - The hostname of the broker (defaults to "localhost");
  • :port - The port the broker is listening on (defaults to 5672);
  • :channel_max - The channel_max handshake parameter (defaults to 0);
  • :frame_max - The frame_max handshake parameter (defaults to 0);
  • :heartbeat - The hearbeat interval in seconds (defaults to 10);
  • :connection_timeout - The connection timeout in milliseconds (defaults to 50000);
  • :ssl_options - Enable SSL by setting the location to cert files (defaults to :none);
  • :client_properties - A list of extra client properties to be sent to the server, defaults to [];
  • :socket_options - Extra socket options. These are appended to the default options. See http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/inet.html#setopts-2 and http://www.erlang.org/doc/man/gen_tcp.html#connect-4 for descriptions of the available options.

Enabling SSL

To enable SSL, supply the following in the ssl_options field:

  • cacertfile - Specifies the certificates of the root Certificate Authorities that we wish to implicitly trust;
  • certfile - The client's own certificate in PEM format;
  • keyfile - The client's private key in PEM format;

Example

AMQP.Connection.open port: 5671,
                     ssl_options: [cacertfile: '/path/to/testca/cacert.pem',
                                   certfile: '/path/to/client/cert.pem',
                                   keyfile: '/path/to/client/key.pem',
                                   # only necessary with intermediate CAs
                                   # depth: 2,
                                   verify: :verify_peer,
                                   fail_if_no_peer_cert: true]

Connection name

RabbitMQ supports user-specified connection names since version 3.6.2.

Connection names are human-readable strings that will be displayed in the management UI. Connection names do not have to be unique and cannot be used as connection identifiers.

Examples

iex> AMQP.Connection.open host: "localhost", port: 5672, virtual_host: "/", username: "guest", password: "guest"
{:ok, %AMQP.Connection{}}

iex> AMQP.Connection.open "amqp://guest:guest@localhost"
{:ok, %AMQP.Connection{}}

iex> AMQP.Connection.open "amqp://guest:guest@localhost", "a-connection-with-a-name"
{:ok, %AMQP.Connection{}}