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A command-line tool for publishing messages to RabbitMQ

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A small command-line tool that adheres to the Unix philospohy for publishing messages to RabbitMQ.

rabbitstew takes input from stdin and publishes a message per line received. You can customize the exchange and routing key used, along with message properties. Additionally, you can enable publisher confirmations if desired.

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rabbitstew is available from the Python Package Index and can be installed via pip or easy_install.

Usage Example

cat /var/log/messages | rabbitstew -H rabbit-server -r syslog.messages

CLI Options

usage: rabbitstew [-h] [-H HOST] [-p PORT] [-s] [-v VHOST] [-u USER]
                  [-P PASSWORD] [-W] [-e EXCHANGE] [-r ROUTING_KEY] [-c]
                  [--add-user] [--app-id APP_ID] [--auto-id]
                  [--content-type VALUE] [--type TYPE] [-V] [--version]

RabbitMQ message publisher

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -H HOST               Server hostname (default: localhost)
  -p PORT               Server port (default: 5672)
  -s                    Use SSL to connect (default: False)
  -v VHOST              Server virtual host (default: /)
  -u USER               Server username (default: guest)
  -P PASSWORD           Server password (default: guest)
  -W                    Prompt for password (default: False)
  -f PATH               Read password from a file (default: None)
  -e EXCHANGE           Exchange to publish to (default: None)
  -r ROUTING_KEY        Routing Key to use (default: None)
  -c                    Confirm delivery of each message, exiting if a message
                        delivery could not be confirmed (default: False)
  --add-user            Include the user in the message properties (default: False)
  --app-id APP_ID       Specify the app-id property of the message (default: rabbitstew)
  --auto-id             Create a unique message ID for each message (default: False)
  --content-type VALUE  Specify the content type of the message (default: None)
  --type TYPE           Specify the message type (default: None)
  -V                    Verbose output (default: False)
  --version             show program's version number and exit

Version History

  • 0.1.0 - released 2015-02-02
    • Initial Release

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