If you suspect that a queue is not being consumed despite the workers being in a running state in RabbitMQ, there are several things you can do to investigate:
1 Check if the queue has any messages: Use the RabbitMQ management console or command-line tools to check if there are any messages in the queue. If there are no messages, it could be that the workers have consumed all the messages and are waiting for new ones.
2 Check the worker logs: Check the logs of the worker processes to see if they are reporting any errors or exceptions. This could give you a clue as to why the workers are not consuming messages.
3 Check the worker configuration: Check the configuration of the worker processes to ensure that they are configured to consume messages from the correct queue. Also, check that the worker processes are correctly initialized and started.
4 Check the connection to RabbitMQ: Ensure that there are no issues with the connection to the RabbitMQ server. If the connection is down, the workers will not be able to consume messages from the queue.
5 Check the RabbitMQ logs: Check the logs of the RabbitMQ server to see if there are any errors or exceptions related to the queue or the worker processes.
By performing these steps, you should be able to diagnose the issue and determine if the queue is not being consumed despite the workers being in a running state.