The collector interacts with the Management Plugin to collect metrics for BindPlane, so the Management Plugin must be enabled.
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The RabbitMQ Management Plugin requires authentication and authorization using a username and password. The user must at least have the "management" tag in order for it to be authorized to access the plugin.
One way to create a new user with the required tag is using
rabbitmqctl. For example:
# User 'bindplane_collector' is created with the password '[email protected]', but does not have the required tag yet rabbitmqctl add_user bindplane_collector [email protected] # 'Monitoring' tag is added to the user, giving it the required permissions rabbitmqctl set_user_tags bindplane_collector monitoring # Give the user read access to all queues in order to collect queue metrics rabbitmqctl set_permissions bindplane_collector '' '' '.*' # To restrict access to only specific queues, replace '.*' with a regex pattern for the queue name(s) # rabbitmqctl set_permissions bindplane_collector '' '' '.*-development'
Users can also be created and updated from the management plugin's web interface. See the RabbitMQ documentation for details on creating users and the different available tags.
RabbitMQ: All versions of 3.x
|Host||Required||Hostname or IP address of the RabbitMQ host.|
|Port||Port that the RabbitMQ Management Plugin is running on.|
|Username||Required||Username for authenticating with the RabbitMQ Management Plugin.|
|Password||Required||Password for authenticating with the RabbitMQ Management Plugin.|
|Maximum Parallel Requests||Maximum number of requests to make to the RabbitMQ host at one time.|
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