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amqp-delete-queue(1) General Commands Manual amqp-delete-queue(1)


amqp-delete-queue — Delete a queue from an AMQP server


amqp-delete-queue OPTION -q queue name


amqp-delete-queue deletes a queue from an AMQP server, and exits after printing to standard output the number of messages that were in the queue at the time of its deletion.


The name of the queue to delete.

Exit Status

If the queue was successfully deleted, the exit status is 0. If an error occurs, the exit status is 1.


queue ``myqueue'' at a moment when it has 123 messages waiting on it:" 10

amqp-delete-queue -q myqueue 

See also

librabbitmq-tools(7) describes connection-related options common to all the RabbitMQ C Client tools.