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How do I configure Activemq on Ubuntu/Debian based systems for use with MCollective?

asked 2013-07-03 17:54:54 -0500

ramindk gravatar image

updated 2013-07-22 12:34:16 -0500

The config file, activemq.xml, recommended by Puppetlabs doesn't seem to work with 5.5 or 5.6 Activemq as installed under Ubuntu 12.04. Activemq will not start nor does it log anything useful. Is there a config known to work?

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answered 2013-07-03 17:55:22 -0500

ramindk gravatar image

updated 2013-07-04 22:35:05 -0500

Note: this is valid with Ubuntu/Debian as of mid 2013 and I tested with 12.04 LTS. However as newer versions are released this may go out of date.

The Debian based Activemq package has a number of problems. It's old. (5.5 or 5.6) which has some strange behaviors. Additionally they don't package everything that is included in a binary release from Apache that RHEL based releases do. And finally they have an odd config system that uses /etc/activemq/instances-enabled/${instance} for each instance you may want to run. Because of these differences you ... (more)

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