My custom LXC template is breaking start up services?

Jan 5, 2018
Hi all,

I hope someone can help with this, I am not really finding much on line.

My issue is rabbitmq-server service will not automatically start in my LXC container. Other services seem to start fine for example, sshd. It will start fine with service rabbitmq-server start. It seems to be related to the use of my custom LXC template which is based on the original centos6 template.

Using the stock centos 6 LXC template rabbitmq will start at boot time of the container. Using my custom container it is a no go.

I think I am creating the custom container correctly:
I create a new container from the base template, install my packages (not rabbitmq yet) and some yum updates.
Shutdown the container
Remove the network interface
Create a backup of the container using the GUI
move and rename the .tar.gz file to ../templates/cache using the CLI
Deploy a new container using the Create CT wizard
start the container
install rabbitmq
chkconfig rabbitmq-server on
service rabbitmq-server start ( to verify the service indeed will start)
shutdown and start the container

container starts fine and I can login, service rabbitmq-server status shows it is not running.

Any ideas?
I tested the same process but using centos 7 as the base template and rabbitmq-server starts as expected at container boot.
I tested the same process but using centos 7 as the base template and rabbitmq-server starts as expected at container boot.
Hey Scott,

Can you document your install procedure for RabbitMQ on CentOS7?
I run into issues with gcc not installing etc. Got around that to install Erlang
then rabbitmq
yum install rabbitmq-server-3.7.14-1.el7.noarch.rpm
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: erlang-percept-19.3-1.el7.centos.x86_64 (erlang-solutions)
Requires: erlang-runtime_tools(x86-64) = 19.3-1.el7.centos
Removing: erlang-runtime_tools-R16B-03.18.el7.x86_64 (@epel)
erlang-runtime_tools(x86-64) = R16B-03.18.el7
Updated By: erlang-runtime_tools-21.3.3-1.el7.x86_64 (erlang-solutions)
erlang-runtime_tools(x86-64) = 21.3.3-1.el7
...more same errors

You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest

If you could post your install process it would be appreciated.
(both just trying to get a functional rabbitmq but also trying to get Taiga installed in case anyone has any comments) I am using CentOS7 LXC from the proxmox templates for the above
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