[ejabberd] freebsd upgrade and now auth failures

Badlop badlop at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 01:25:04 MSD 2009

2009/4/10 Randy Bush <randy at psg.com>:
> in each case, ejabberd comes up.  but a
>    ejabberdctl dump /tmp/foux
> does not have the old users and buddy lists.

Does that mean the old information is not recovered in the new installation?

> this is getting pretty desperate.

Then first go to a state where ejabberd runs correctly and shows the
good information (accounts, rosters...). You tried to fix your current
installation, but from what you say, it seems you didn't succeed.

There is another plan that you can consider: go back in time to the
last state where you were happy with your installation. From what you

> all was working and then i did a portupgrade, looks like from ejabberd-1.1.4_2

You have all the pieces to reproduce that old working installation, right?
If that ejabberd-1.1.4_2 package is no longer available, you can
compile from source package.

Once you get some ejabberd to run your database (1.1.4, 2.0.5, source
package, ports, whatever), then you no longer are on a desperate
situation, and you can carefully plan your next moves, right?


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