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From Gary Tully <>
Subject Re: Inactive/Expired CONSUMER
Date Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:28:00 GMT
all that is true, however there is way to abort a slow consumer that
has been idle or not acked a message in some time. tim did a nice
write up.

that strategy could be extended to blacklist the consumer ip.
Some test at:

On 28 January 2014 19:51, artnaseef <> wrote:
> If there is an errant/inactive consumer on a destination, the best practice
> is to locate and remove/correct that consumer.  Any actions taken to
> work-around its impact will be imperfect.  For example, considering a
> timeout, what time period would be good to use?  Too short and there's a
> risk of impacting a perfectly functioning consumer.  Too long and the errant
> consumer causes some message processing to be delayed for a long time.
> Also, automatically termining the errant consumer doesn't prevent the
> consumer from be recreated, so it could only buy a very short reprieve.
> There are ways to track down the errant consumer.  Can you locate that
> consumer and resolve it?
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