[ejabberd] Failed RPC connection to the node ejabberd@:workhorse nodedown

Evgeniy Khramtsov xramtsov at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 06:48:36 MSK 2013

On 13.07.2013 11:00, Aaron Martinez wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm running ejabberd 2.1.12 on OpenBSD 5.3.  I get this error any time I try
> to use ejabberctl and I'm not sure why.  I googled and there weren't a whole
> lot of answers and the ones I read didn't appear to be what was affecting me.
> # ejabberdctl register admin1 company.org changeme
> Failed RPC connection to the node ejabberd at workhorse: nodedown

It seems like host name 'workhorse' gets resolved into address where 
erlang distribution is not listening to. Try to add this to 

Don't forget to configure your firewall appropriately if it works.

Evgeniy Khramtsov, ProcessOne.
xmpp:xram at jabber.ru.

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