amqp-delete-queue(1) 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.



--queue=queue name
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.


Delete the
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.