[ejabberd] Crash on Ubuntu 14.04

Philipp Huebner debalance at debian.org
Tue Jul 19 15:41:08 MSK 2016


Hi,

Am 19.07.2016 um 14:09 schrieb David Cunningham:
> I've installed ejabberd on Ubuntu 14.04 (using the distro package) but
> from time of installation it has always immediately crashed.
> 
> It seems the error is:
> # ejabberdctl live
> {error_logger,{{2016,7,19},{4,56,59}},"Protocol: ~tp: register/listen
> error: ~tp~n",["inet_tcp",econnrefused]}
> 
> I've googled and found suggestions like:
> - Check the hostname is resolvable (it is, in /etc/hosts and DNS)
> - Check /var/lib/ejabberd/.erlang.cookie is owned by the ejabberd user
> (it is)
> - Check nothing else is listening on port 4369 (nothing is)
> 
> What else could I check? The Ubuntu version is 2.1.11-1ubuntu2.1 which
> seems very out of date. Is a newer version likely to avoid the problem?

on Debian/Ubuntu, ejabberd is automatically started upon installation,

I guess your ejabberd is already running, when I call "ejabberdctl live"
in that situation I get a crash as well.

Use "/etc/init.d/ejabberd start|stop|restart" or call
"service ejabberd start|stop|restart" on your system.

As for that version - that is indeed quite old.
I'd suggest to use Debian Jessie with Backports, or a newer Ubuntu
Release, or use the repository from https://jabber.at/en/apt-repository
(preferrably in that order ;) )

Regards,
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