RabbitMQ: Move base/data/db directory to another drive/location on Windows

Here’s the steps to move all the base RabbitMQ directory (with also data and log directory) to another location on Windows:

  • open the command prompt from start menu using the link “RabbitMQ Command Prompt (sbin dir)”
  • stop the service
rabbitmq-service stop
  • kill the process “epmd.exe” from the task manager using the details tab
  • move the folder from “%appdata%\RabbitMQ” to a different location for instance “D:\”
  • install the service
rabbitmq-service install
  • start the service
rabbitmq-service start

Enjoy!

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