[ejabberd] ejabberdctl node name woes

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Tue May 23 19:12:24 MSD 2006

> Look inside ejabberdctl script. It's likely that it has a call to "erl
> -name something". If so, replace -sname for -name.

it was -sname.  looks as if that was set up by the freebsd port

trying -name did not help

su-2.05b$ ejabberdctl ejabberd at work0 status
Can't get node ejabberd at work0 status: nodedown

=ERROR REPORT==== 23-May-2006::15:10:22 ===
** System running to use fully qualified hostnames **
** Hostname work0 is illegal **
su-2.05b$ ejabberdctl ejabberd at work0.psg.com status
Can't get node 'ejabberd at work0.psg.com' status: nodedown

> Another common problem is a cookie problem. ejabberd and ejabberdctl
> must use the same cookie file. Just run both using the same user
> account (or the same home directory).

learned that a while back.  both are userid ejabberd


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