This page summarises the available RabbitMQ documentation for the latest patch release.

Installation

See the Downloads and Installation page for information on the most recent release and how to install it.

Tutorials

See the Get Started page for our tutorials for various programming languages.

The tutorials offer a gentle introduction to messaging, one of the protocols RabbitMQ supports, key messaging features, and some common usage scenarios.

AMQP 0-9-1 Overview provides a brief overview for the original RabbitMQ protocol.

Server and Key Plugins

RabbitMQ server documentation is organised in a number of guides:

Installation and Provisioning:

Operating Systems and Platforms

Snapshots

Upgrading

CLI tools

Configuration

Authentication and authorisation:

Networking and TLS

Monitoring, Audit, Application Troubleshooting:

Clustering

Replicated Queue Types, Streams, High Availability

  • Quorum Queues: a modern highly available replicated queue type
  • Streams: a messaging abstraction that allows for repeatable consumption
  • RabbitMQ Stream plugin: the plugin and binary protocol behind RabbitMQ streams

Distributed RabbitMQ

Guidance

Message Store and Resource Management

Queue and Consumer Features

Publisher Features

STOMP, MQTT, WebSockets

Man Pages

Client Libraries and Features

RabbitMQ clients documentation is organised in a number of guides and API references. A separate set of tutorials for many popular programming languages are also available, as is an AMQP 0-9-1 Overview.

Client Documentation Guides

Client-Driven Features

References

See Clients and Developer Tools for community client libraries.

Plugins

Popular tier 1 (built-in) plugins:

See Community Plugins, RabbitMQ GitHub repositories and the Plugins Guide for more information about plugins.

Development

Protocols

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