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

Aaron Martinez willwrk4u at hotmail.com
Mon Jul 15 17:48:40 MSK 2013

On 07/12/13 22:48, Evgeniy Khramtsov wrote:
> 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
> /etc/ejabberdctl.cfg:
> Don't forget to configure your firewall appropriately if it works.

The hostname was in fact the issue.  I just associated the loopback 
interface with the hostname and it now works.

Thanks for the bump.

Aaron Martinez

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