[ejabberd] Ejabberd Problems

Kirk Bateman kirk.bateman at gmail.com
Tue May 25 21:57:43 MSD 2010


Derek,

Ok, glad you are using an up to date version.

Need to check the log files, but essentially it's not starting up  
properly, could be the cookie, could be the cfg

Can try and fix things with you if you would like. My jid is my gmail  
address.

Cheers

Kirk

On 25 May 2010, at 18:51, Derek McDaniel <dmcdaniel at maximumcomm.com>  
wrote:

> I am using version 2.1.3 and I have changed it to lowercase proxy in  
> both the hostname on the pc and in the cfg file and still nothing.
>
> Derek
>
>
> On 5/25/2010 1:49 PM, Kirk Bateman wrote:
>> Derek,
>>
>> First things first, don't put hostnames in mixed case, so set it as  
>> just "proxy".
>>
>> Next, what version of ejabberd are you using ?
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Kirk
>>
>> On 25 May 2010, at 18:31, Derek McDaniel  
>> <dmcdaniel at maximumcomm.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Kirk,
>>>
>>> I tried that and it did not work. It seams I may have a few more  
>>> problems than originally though.
>>>
>>> When I do: sudo ejabberdctl start
>>>
>>> I get the following error:
>>>
>>> "RPC failed on the node ejabberd at Proxy: nodedown"
>>>
>>> Here is my config file: Note* The host name matches hostname -s
>>>
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>> %%%
>>> %%%     Debian ejabberd configuration file
>>> %%%     This config must be in UTF-8 encoding
>>> %%%
>>> %%% The parameters used in this configuration file are explained  
>>> in more detail
>>> %%% in the ejabberd Installation and Operation Guide.
>>> %%% Please consult the Guide in case of doubts, it is available at
>>> %%% /usr/share/doc/ejabberd/guide.html
>>>
>>> %%%   ===================================
>>> %%%   OVERRIDE OPTIONS STORED IN DATABASE
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Override global options (shared by all ejabberd nodes in a  
>>> cluster).
>>> %%
>>> %%override_global.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Override local options (specific for this particular ejabberd  
>>> node).
>>> %%
>>> %%override_local.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Remove the Access Control Lists before new ones are added.
>>> %%
>>> %%override_acls.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% 
>>> %%%%%%%%%%%%
>>> %% Options which are set by Debconf and managed by ucf
>>>
>>> %% Admin user
>>> {acl, admin, {user, "maximum", "Proxy"}}.
>>>
>>> %% Hostname
>>> {hosts, ["Proxy"]}.
>>>
>>> %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% 
>>> %%%%%%%%%%%%
>>>
>>> %%% This configuration file contains Erlang terms.
>>> %%% In case you want to understand the syntax, here are the  
>>> concepts:
>>> %%%
>>> %%%  - The character to comment a line is %
>>> %%%
>>> %%%  - Each term ends in a dot, for example:
>>> %%%      override_global.
>>> %%%
>>> %%%  - A tuple has a fixed definition, its elements are
>>> %%%    enclosed in {}, and separated with commas:
>>> %%%      {loglevel, 4}.
>>> %%%
>>> %%%  - A list can have as many elements as you want,
>>> %%%    and is enclosed in [], for example:
>>> %%%      [http_poll, web_admin, tls]
>>> %%%
>>> %%%  - A keyword of ejabberd is a word in lowercase.
>>> %%%    The strings are enclosed in "" and can have spaces, dots...
>>> %%%      {language, "en"}.
>>> %%%      {ldap_rootdn, "dc=example,dc=com"}.
>>> %%%
>>> %%%  - This term includes a tuple, a keyword, a list and two  
>>> strings:
>>> %%%      {hosts, ["jabber.example.net", "im.example.com"]}.
>>> %%%
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   =========
>>> %%%   DEBUGGING
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% loglevel: Verbosity of log files generated by ejabberd.
>>> %% 0: No ejabberd log at all (not recommended)
>>> %% 1: Critical
>>> %% 2: Error
>>> %% 3: Warning
>>> %% 4: Info
>>> %% 5: Debug
>>> %%
>>> {loglevel, 4}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% watchdog_admins: If an ejabberd process consumes too much memory,
>>> %% send live notifications to those Jabber accounts.
>>> %%
>>> %%{watchdog_admins, ["bob at example.com"]}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   ================
>>> %%%   SERVED HOSTNAMES
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% hosts: Domains served by ejabberd.
>>> %% You can define one or several, for example:
>>> %% {hosts, ["example.net", "example.com", "example.org"]}.
>>> %%
>>> %% (This option is defined by debconf earlier)
>>> %% {hosts, ["localhost"]}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% route_subdomains: Delegate subdomains to other Jabber server.
>>> %% For example, if this ejabberd serves example.org and you want
>>> %% to allow communication with a Jabber server called  
>>> im.example.org.
>>> %%
>>> %%{route_subdomains, s2s}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   ===============
>>> %%%   LISTENING PORTS
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% listen: Which ports will ejabberd listen, which service handles  
>>> it
>>> %% and what options to start it with.
>>> %%
>>> {listen,
>>> [
>>> {5222, ejabberd_c2s, [
>>>           {access, c2s},
>>>           {shaper, c2s_shaper},
>>>           {max_stanza_size, 65536},
>>>           starttls, {certfile, "/etc/ejabberd/ejabberd.pem"}
>>>              ]},
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% To enable the old SSL connection method (deprecated) in port  
>>> 5223:
>>> %%
>>> %%{5223, ejabberd_c2s, [
>>> %%            {access, c2s},
>>> %%            {shaper, c2s_shaper},
>>> %%            {max_stanza_size, 65536},
>>> %%            tls, {certfile, "/etc/ejabberd/ejabberd.pem"}
>>> %%               ]},
>>>
>>> {5269, ejabberd_s2s_in, [
>>>              {shaper, s2s_shaper},
>>>              {max_stanza_size, 131072}
>>>             ]},
>>>
>>> %% External MUC jabber-muc (but internal mod_muc is better :))
>>> %%{5554, ejabberd_service, [
>>> %%                {ip, {127, 0, 0, 1}},
>>> %%                {access, all},
>>> %%                {shaper_rule, fast},
>>> %%                {host, "muc.localhost", [{password, "secret"}]}
>>> %%                ]},
>>>
>>> %% Jabber ICQ Transport
>>> %%{5555, ejabberd_service, [
>>> %%                {ip, {127, 0, 0, 1}},
>>> %%                {access, all},
>>> %%                {shaper_rule, fast},
>>> %%                {hosts, ["icq.localhost", "sms.localhost"],
>>> %%                       [{password, "secret"}]}
>>> %%                ]},
>>>
>>> %% AIM Transport
>>> %%{5556, ejabberd_service, [
>>> %%                {ip, {127, 0, 0, 1}},
>>> %%                {access, all},
>>> %%                {shaper_rule, fast},
>>> %%                {host, "aim.localhost", [{password, "secret"}]}
>>> %%                ]},
>>>
>>> %% MSN Transport
>>> %%{5557, ejabberd_service, [
>>> %%                {ip, {127, 0, 0, 1}},
>>> %%                {access, all},
>>> %%                {shaper_rule, fast},
>>> %%                {host, "msn.localhost", [{password, "secret"}]}
>>> %%                ]},
>>>
>>> %% Yahoo! Transport
>>> %%{5558, ejabberd_service, [
>>> %%                {ip, {127, 0, 0, 1}},
>>> %%                {access, all},
>>> %%                {shaper_rule, fast},
>>> %%                {host, "yahoo.localhost", [{password, "secret"}]}
>>> %%                ]},
>>>
>>> %% External JUD (internal is more powerful,
>>> %% but doesn't allow to register users from other servers)
>>> %%{5559, ejabberd_service, [
>>> %%                {ip, {127, 0, 0, 1}},
>>> %%                {access, all},
>>> %%                {shaper_rule, fast},
>>> %%                {host, "jud.localhost", [{password, "secret"}]}
>>> %%                ]},
>>>
>>> {5280, ejabberd_http, [
>>>            http_poll,
>>>            web_admin
>>>           ]}
>>>
>>> ]}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% s2s_use_starttls: Enable STARTTLS + Dialback for S2S connections.
>>> %% Allowed values are: true or false.
>>> %% You must specify a certificate file.
>>> %%
>>> {s2s_use_starttls, true}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% s2s_certfile: Specify a certificate file.
>>> %%
>>> {s2s_certfile, "/etc/ejabberd/ejabberd.pem"}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% domain_certfile: Specify a different certificate for each  
>>> served hostname.
>>> %%
>>> %%{domain_certfile, "example.org", "/path/to/example_org.pem"}.
>>> %%{domain_certfile, "example.com", "/path/to/example_com.pem"}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% S2S whitelist or blacklist
>>> %%
>>> %% Default s2s policy for undefined hosts.
>>> %%
>>> %%{s2s_default_policy, allow}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Allow or deny communication with specific servers.
>>> %%
>>> %%{{s2s_host, "goodhost.org"}, allow}.
>>> %%{{s2s_host, "badhost.org"}, deny}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   ==============
>>> %%%   AUTHENTICATION
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% auth_method: Method used to authenticate the users.
>>> %% The default method is the internal.
>>> %% If you want to use a different method,
>>> %% comment this line and enable the correct ones.
>>> %%
>>> {auth_method, internal}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Authentication using external script
>>> %% Make sure the script is executable by ejabberd.
>>> %%
>>> %%{auth_method, external}.
>>> %%{extauth_program, "/path/to/authentication/script"}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Authentication using ODBC
>>> %% Remember to setup a database in the next section.
>>> %%
>>> %%{auth_method, odbc}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Authentication using PAM
>>> %%
>>> %%{auth_method, pam}.
>>> %%{pam_service, "pamservicename"}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Authentication using LDAP
>>> %%
>>> %%{auth_method, ldap}.
>>> %%
>>> %% List of LDAP servers:
>>> %%{ldap_servers, ["localhost"]}.
>>> %%
>>> %% Encryption of connection to LDAP servers (LDAPS):
>>> %%{ldap_encrypt, tls}.
>>> %%
>>> %% Port connect to LDAP server:
>>> %%{ldap_port, 636}.
>>> %%
>>> %% LDAP manager:
>>> %%{ldap_rootdn, "dc=example,dc=com"}.
>>> %%
>>> %% Password to LDAP manager:
>>> %%{ldap_password, "******"}.
>>> %%
>>> %% Search base of LDAP directory:
>>> %%{ldap_base, "dc=example,dc=com"}.
>>> %%
>>> %% LDAP attribute that holds user ID:
>>> %%{ldap_uids, [{"mail", "%u at mail.example.org"}]}.
>>> %%
>>> %% LDAP filter:
>>> %%{ldap_filter, "(objectClass=shadowAccount)"}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Anonymous login support:
>>> %%   auth_method: anonymous
>>> %%   anonymous_protocol: sasl_anon | login_anon | both
>>> %%   allow_multiple_connections: true | false
>>> %%
>>> %%{host_config, "public.example.org", [{auth_method, anonymous},
>>> %%                                      
>>> {allow_multiple_connections, false},
>>> %%                                     {anonymous_protocol,  
>>> sasl_anon}]}.
>>> %%
>>> %% To use both anonymous and internal authentication:
>>> %%
>>> %%{host_config, "public.example.org", [{auth_method, [internal,  
>>> anonymous]}]}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   ==============
>>> %%%   DATABASE SETUP
>>>
>>> %% ejabberd uses by default the internal Mnesia database,
>>> %% so you can avoid this section.
>>> %% This section provides configuration examples in case
>>> %% you want to use other database backends.
>>> %% Please consult the ejabberd Guide for details about database  
>>> creation.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% MySQL server:
>>> %%
>>> %%{odbc_server, {mysql, "server", "database", "username",  
>>> "password"}}.
>>> %%
>>> %% If you want to specify the port:
>>> %%{odbc_server, {mysql, "server", 1234, "database", "username",  
>>> "password"}}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% PostgreSQL server:
>>> %%
>>> %%{odbc_server, {pgsql, "server", "database", "username",  
>>> "password"}}.
>>> %%
>>> %% If you want to specify the port:
>>> %%{odbc_server, {pgsql, "server", 1234, "database", "username",  
>>> "password"}}.
>>> %%
>>> %% If you use PostgreSQL, have a large database, and need a
>>> %% faster but inexact replacement for "select count(*) from users"
>>> %%
>>> %%{pgsql_users_number_estimate, true}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% ODBC compatible or MSSQL server:
>>> %%
>>> %%{odbc_server, "DSN=ejabberd;UID=ejabberd;PWD=ejabberd"}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Number of connections to open to the database for each virtual  
>>> host
>>> %%
>>> %%{odbc_pool_size, 10}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Interval to make a dummy SQL request to keep alive the  
>>> connections
>>> %% to the database. Specify in seconds: for example 28800 means 8  
>>> hours
>>> %%
>>> %%{odbc_keepalive_interval, undefined}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   ===============
>>> %%%   TRAFFIC SHAPERS
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% The "normal" shaper limits traffic speed to 1.000 B/s
>>> %%
>>> {shaper, normal, {maxrate, 1000}}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% The "fast" shaper limits traffic speed to 50.000 B/s
>>> %%
>>> {shaper, fast, {maxrate, 50000}}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   ====================
>>> %%%   ACCESS CONTROL LISTS
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% The 'admin' ACL grants administrative privileges to Jabber  
>>> accounts.
>>> %% You can put as many accounts as you want.
>>> %%
>>> %%{acl, admin, {user, "aleksey", "localhost"}}.
>>> %%{acl, admin, {user, "ermine", "example.org"}}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Blocked users
>>> %%
>>> %%{acl, blocked, {user, "baduser", "example.org"}}.
>>> %%{acl, blocked, {user, "test"}}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Local users: don't modify this line.
>>> %%
>>> {acl, local, {user_regexp, ""}}.
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% More examples of ACLs
>>> %%
>>> %%{acl, jabberorg, {server, "jabber.org"}}.
>>> %%{acl, aleksey, {user, "aleksey", "jabber.ru"}}.
>>> %%{acl, test, {user_regexp, "^test"}}.
>>> %%{acl, test, {user_glob, "test*"}}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   ============
>>> %%%   ACCESS RULES
>>>
>>> %% Define the maximum number of time a single user is allowed to  
>>> connect:
>>> {access, max_user_sessions, [{1000, all}]}.
>>>
>>> %% This rule allows access only for local users:
>>> {access, local, [{allow, local}]}.
>>>
>>> %% Only non-blocked users can use c2s connections:
>>> {access, c2s, [{deny, blocked},
>>>          {allow, all}]}.
>>>
>>> %% For all users except admins used "normal" shaper
>>> {access, c2s_shaper, [{none, admin},
>>>             {normal, all}]}.
>>>
>>> %% For all S2S connections used "fast" shaper
>>> {access, s2s_shaper, [{fast, all}]}.
>>>
>>> %% Only admins can send announcement messages:
>>> {access, announce, [{allow, admin}]}.
>>>
>>> %% Only admins can use configuration interface:
>>> {access, configure, [{allow, admin}]}.
>>>
>>> %% Admins of this server are also admins of MUC service:
>>> {access, muc_admin, [{allow, admin}]}.
>>>
>>> %% All users are allowed to use MUC service:
>>> {access, muc, [{allow, all}]}.
>>>
>>> %% No username can be registered via in-band registration:
>>> %% To enable in-band registration, replace 'deny' with 'allow'
>>> % (note that if you remove mod_register from modules list then  
>>> users will not
>>> % be able to change their password as well as register).
>>> % This setting is default because it's more safe.
>>> {access, register, [{deny, all}]}.
>>>
>>> %% Everybody can create pubsub nodes
>>> {access, pubsub_createnode, [{allow, all}]}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   ================
>>> %%%   DEFAULT LANGUAGE
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% language: Default language used for server messages.
>>> %%
>>> {language, "en"}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%%   =======
>>> %%%   MODULES
>>>
>>> %%
>>> %% Modules enabled in all ejabberd virtual hosts.
>>> %%
>>> {modules,
>>> [
>>> {mod_adhoc,    []},
>>> {mod_announce, [{access, announce}]}, % requires mod_adhoc
>>> {mod_caps,     []},
>>> {mod_configure,[]}, % requires mod_adhoc
>>> {mod_ctlextra, []},
>>> {mod_disco,    []},
>>> %%{mod_echo,   [{host, "echo.localhost"}]},
>>> {mod_irc,      []},
>>> {mod_last,     []},
>>> {mod_muc,      [
>>>         %%{host, "conference. at HOST@"},
>>>         {access, muc},
>>>         {access_create, muc},
>>>         {access_persistent, muc},
>>>         {access_admin, muc_admin},
>>>         {max_users, 500}
>>>        ]},
>>> %%{mod_muc_log,[]},
>>> {mod_offline,  []},
>>> {mod_privacy,  []},
>>> {mod_private,  []},
>>> {mod_proxy65,  [
>>>         {access, local},
>>>         {shaper, c2s_shaper}
>>>        ]},
>>> {mod_pubsub,   [ % requires mod_caps
>>>         {access_createnode, pubsub_createnode},
>>>         {plugins, ["default", "pep"]}
>>>        ]},
>>> {mod_register, [
>>>         %%
>>>         %% After successful registration, the user receives
>>>         %% a message with this subject and body.
>>>         %%
>>>         {welcome_message, {"Welcome!",
>>>                    "Welcome to a Jabber service powered by Debian. "
>>>                    "For information about Jabber visit "
>>>                    "http://www.jabber.org"}},
>>>         %% Replace it with 'none' if you don't want to send such  
>>> message:
>>>         %%{welcome_message, none},
>>>
>>>         %%
>>>         %% When a user registers, send a notification to
>>>         %% these Jabber accounts.
>>>         %%
>>>         %%{registration_watchers, ["admin1 at example.org"]},
>>>
>>>         {access, register}
>>>        ]},
>>> {mod_roster,   []},
>>> %%{mod_service_log,[]},
>>> %%{mod_shared_roster,[]},
>>> {mod_stats,    []},
>>> {mod_time,     []},
>>> {mod_vcard,    []},
>>> {mod_version,  []}
>>> ]}.
>>>
>>>
>>> %%% $Id: ejabberd.cfg.example 1178 2008-02-08 18:28:36Z badlop $
>>>
>>> %%% Local Variables:
>>> %%% mode: erlang
>>> %%% End:
>>> %%% vim: set filetype=erlang tabstop=8:
>>>
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> --- 
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>> Derek McDaniel
>>> 800-589-6299 x111
>>> Technical Supervisor
>>> dmcdaniel at maximumcomm.com
>>>
>>>
>>> On 5/25/2010 12:43 PM, Kirk Bateman wrote:
>>>> Derek,
>>>>
>>>> look at your ejabberd.cfg for a line similar to the following:
>>>>
>>>> {access, max_user_sessions, [{10, all}]}.
>>>>
>>>> Change the 10 to whatever you want.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers
>>>>
>>>> Kirk
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 25 May 2010, at 17:22, Derek McDaniel wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello Everyone,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am very new to Ejabberd but I have heard great things about  
>>>>> it. I have installed Ejabberd onto my system and configured it  
>>>>> to what I thought was correct. I then set-up my pidgin client to  
>>>>> connect via XMPP using my Domain as the server IP address. I  
>>>>> keep getting "1 account was disabled because you signed on from  
>>>>> another location:" Any ideas?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>>
>>>>> -- 
>>>>> Derek McDaniel
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>>> ejabberd mailing list
>>>>> ejabberd at jabber.ru
>>>>> http://lists.jabber.ru/mailman/listinfo/ejabberd
>>>>


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