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From Gary Tully <>
Subject Re: durable consumers and broker failure
Date Tue, 20 Mar 2012 11:43:41 GMT
try setting dynamicOnly=false, this controls the restart of durable
subscriptions in a network bridge on startup. When false, they are
activated on start, rather than on demand when the local durable

On 19 March 2012 20:46, john.horner <> wrote:
> I have a simple network of brokers, and the behavior of my durable consumers
> is not what I'm expecting.
> My network consists of two brokers with a producer sending messages to one,
> and a consumer listening to the the other.  It looks like this:
> producer-->brokerP-->brokerC-->consumer
> I'm using 5.5.1 and my broker configs are straight out of the box.  The only
> things I changes on the configs are:
> brokerName
> brokerId
> Network connection on brokerP as follows:
> The consumer uses a simple failover connection as follows:
> (It's on the same machine as brokerC.)
> On a clean startup everything works fine.  Messages go all the way through
> and the admin interfaces of both brokerP and brokerC show an active durable
> subscription.
> Then I kill brokerC.  At this time the admin interface of brokerP shows an
> inactive durable subscription.  This seems fine.  I restart brokerC and the
> consumer reconnects, but no messages come through.  The admin interface of
> brokerP still shows the durable subscription as inactive.  If I restart my
> consumer (still using the same client id) then messages start flowing and
> the admin interface of brokerP shows the durable subscription as active.
> It doesn't seem like I should have to restart the consumer.  Am I correct
> that messages should automatically start flowing again once the broker
> restarts, and if so what am I doing wrong?
> Thanks,
> John
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