Installing RabbitMQ in 4 simple steps

1. Download and install Erlang

While ago I spent some time installing RabbitMQ on my machine. Documentation is there but during installation you can face some problems. So to make your life easier I am sharing basic flow setup on Windows 10 system.

Go to: and click the link

At first go to place where erlang was downloaded and run installation as administrator. This part is important because of the registry key which need to be added during installation.

2. Download and install RabbitMQ server

Go to:

During the installation agree for network accesses for both Erlang and RabbitMQ.

3. Enable RabbitMQ management WebUI

open terminal, go to:

 c:\Program Files\RabbitMQ Server\rabbitmq_server-3.7.16\sbin>

run command:

rabbitmq-plugins.bat enable rabbitmq_management

you should see output similar to:

Enabling plugins on node rabbit@yourNodeName:
The following plugins have been configured:
Applying plugin configuration to rabbit@yourNodeName...
The following plugins have been enabled:

started 3 plugins.

4. Check whether Management WebUI works

Go to: http://localhost:15672

After logging in as guest you should see dashboard

If you would like to jump into RabbitMQ coding, check out following resources:

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