[ejabberd] start and stop ejabberd

Badlop badlop at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 00:16:05 MSD 2007


2007/8/16, kaan kaan <kaanvlbg at hotmail.com>:
> but the question now is how to stop it?
> i read killing this service can damage the database?
>  can anybody say how to use ejabberctl? can i stop the service with this file? whenn yes how i use it? where the file must stay?

This is a tricky solution: if you can access the web interface: go to
Nodes -> your node -> click in 'Stop'

A better solution:
I found today this script which will be included in the next ejabberd version:
http://svn.process-one.net/ejabberd/trunk/tools/ejabberdctl

If you edit some variables to match your system, you can use it to
start and stop ejabberd.

I only had to change this:
base=
ROOTDIR=/var/lib/ejabberd


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