Thread-safe Python RabbitMQ Client & Management library.

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pip install AMQPStorm==2.10.7



Thread-safe Python RabbitMQ Client & Management library.



AMQPStorm is a library designed to be consistent, stable and thread-safe.

  • 100% Test Coverage!
  • Supports Python 2.7 and Python 3.6+.
  • Fully tested against Python Implementations; CPython and PyPy.


Additional documentation is available on


Version 2.10.7

  • Fixed bug with heartbeat interval on the client not sent frequently enough [#127] - Thanks Ivan Héda.
  • Added support for Python 3.12.

Version 2.10.6

  • Fixed deprecated warning when using Python 3.11.

Version 2.10.5

  • Added support for bulk removing users using the Management Api.
  • Added support to get the Cluster name using the Management Api.
  • Fixed ConnectionUri to default to port 5761 when using ssl [#119] - Thanks s-at-ik.

Version 2.10.4

  • Fixed issue with a forcefully closed channel not sending the appropriate response [#114] - Thanks Bernd Höhl.

Version 2.10.3

  • Fixed install bug with cp1250 encoding on Windows [#112] - Thanks ZygusPatryk.

Version 2.10.2

  • Fixed bad socket fd causing high cpu usage [#110] - Thanks aiden0z.

Version 2.10.1

  • Fixed bug with UriConnection not handling amqps:// properly.
  • Improved documentation.

Version 2.10.0

  • Added Pagination support to Management list calls (e.g. queues list).
  • Added Filtering support to Management list calls.
  • Re-use the requests sessions for Management calls.
  • Updated to use pytest framework instead of nose for testing.

Version 2.9.0

  • Added support for custom Message implementations - Thanks Jay Hogg.
  • Fixed a bug with confirm_delivery not working after closing and re-opening an existing channel.
  • Re-worked the channel re-use code.

Version 2.8.5

  • Fixed a potential deadlock when opening a channel with a broken connection [#97] - Thanks mehdigmira.

Version 2.8.4

  • Fixed a bug in Message.create where it would mutate the properties dict [#92] - Thanks Killerama.

Version 2.8.3

  • Fixed pip sdist circular dependency [#88] - Thanks Jay Hogg.
  • Fixed basic.consume argument type in documentation [#86] - Thanks TechmarkDavid.

Version 2.8.2

  • Retry on SSLWantReadErrors [#82] - Thanks Bernhard Thiel.
  • Added getter/setter methods for Message properties expiration, message_type and user_id [#86] - Thanks Jay Hogg.

Version 2.8.1

  • Cleaned up documentation.

Version 2.8.0

  • Introduced a new channel function called check_for_exceptions.
  • Fixed issue where publish was successful but raises an error because connection was closed [#80] - Thanks Pavol Plaskon.
  • Updated SSL handling to use the non-deprecated way of creating a SSL Connection [#79] - Thanks Carl Hörberg from CloudAMQP.
  • Enabled SNI for SSL connections by default [#79] - Thanks Carl Hörberg from CloudAMQP.

Version 2.7.2

  • Added ability to override client_properties [#77] - Thanks tkram01.

Version 2.7.1

  • Fixed Connection close taking longer than intended when using SSL [#75]- Thanks troglas.
  • Fixed an issue with closing Channels taking too long after the server initiated it.

Version 2.7.0

  • Added support for passing your own ssl context [#71] - Thanks troglas.
  • Improved logging verbosity on connection failures [#72] - Thanks troglas.
  • Fixed occasional error message when closing a SSL connection [#68] - Thanks troglas.

Version 2.6.2

  • Set default TCP Timeout to 10s on UriConnection to match Connection [#67] - Thanks josemonteiro.
  • Internal RPC Timeout for Opening and Closing Connections are now set to a fixed 30s [#67] - Thanks josemonteiro.

Version 2.6.1

  • Fixed minor issue with the last channel id not being available.

Version 2.6.0

  • Re-use closed channel ids [#55] - Thanks mikemrm.
  • Changed Poller Timeout to be a constant.
  • Improved Connection Close performance.
  • Channels is now a publicly available variable in Connections.

Version 2.5.0

  • Upgraded pamqp to v2.0.0.
  • Properly wait until the inbound queue is empty when break_on_empty is set [#63] - Thanks TomGudman.
  • Fixed issue with Management queue/exchange declare when the passive flag was set to True.


Special thanks to gmr (Gavin M. Roy) for creating pamqp, and in addition amqpstorm is heavily influenced by his pika and rabbitpy libraries.