[ejabberd] Crash on Ubuntu 14.04

David Cunningham dcunningham at voisonics.com
Wed Jul 20 00:16:54 MSK 2016


Hi Philipp,

Thanks for the ideas. The process isn't running. I'll try upgrading to a
newer version.


On 19 July 2016 at 22:41, Philipp Huebner <debalance at debian.org> wrote:

> 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 seems very out of date.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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