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Document that the admin can install ejabberd.init script (EJAB-755)

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Badlop 2009-08-24 19:44:21 +00:00
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@ -300,7 +300,10 @@ go to the Windows service settings and set ejabberd to be automatically started.
Note that the Windows service is a feature still in development,
and for example it doesn&#X2019;t read the file ejabberdctl.cfg.</P><P>On a *nix system, if you want ejabberd to be started as daemon at boot time,
copy <TT>ejabberd.init</TT> from the &#X2019;bin&#X2019; directory to something like <TT>/etc/init.d/ejabberd</TT>
(depending on your distribution) and call <TT>/etc/inid.d/ejabberd start</TT> to start it.</P><P>If <TT>ejabberd</TT> doesn&#X2019;t start correctly in Windows,
(depending on your distribution).
Create a system user called <TT>ejabberd</TT>;
it will be used by the script to start the server.
Then you can call <TT>/etc/inid.d/ejabberd start</TT> as root to start the server.</P><P>If <TT>ejabberd</TT> doesn&#X2019;t start correctly in Windows,
try to start it using the shortcut in desktop or start menu.
If the window shows error 14001, the solution is to install:
"Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable Package".
@ -438,7 +441,12 @@ You can try starting <TT>ejabberd</TT> with
the command <TT>ejabberdctl live</TT>
to see the error message provided by Erlang
and can identify what is exactly the problem.</P><P>Please refer to the section&#XA0;<A HREF="#ejabberdctl">4.1</A> for details about <TT>ejabberdctl</TT>,
and configurable options to fine tune the Erlang runtime system.</P><P> <A NAME="bsd"></A> </P><!--TOC subsection Specific Notes for BSD-->
and configurable options to fine tune the Erlang runtime system.</P><P>If you want ejabberd to be started as daemon at boot time,
copy <TT>ejabberd.init</TT> to something like <TT>/etc/init.d/ejabberd</TT>
(depending on your distribution).
Create a system user called <TT>ejabberd</TT>;
it will be used by the script to start the server.
Then you can call <TT>/etc/inid.d/ejabberd start</TT> as root to start the server.</P><P> <A NAME="bsd"></A> </P><!--TOC subsection Specific Notes for BSD-->
<H3 CLASS="subsection"><!--SEC ANCHOR --><A NAME="htoc14">2.4.6</A>&#XA0;&#XA0;<A HREF="#bsd">Specific Notes for BSD</A></H3><!--SEC END --><P> <A NAME="bsd"></A>
</P><P>The command to compile <TT>ejabberd</TT> in BSD systems is:
</P><PRE CLASS="verbatim">gmake

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@ -242,7 +242,10 @@ and for example it doesn't read the file ejabberdctl.cfg.
On a *nix system, if you want ejabberd to be started as daemon at boot time,
copy \term{ejabberd.init} from the 'bin' directory to something like \term{/etc/init.d/ejabberd}
(depending on your distribution) and call \term{/etc/inid.d/ejabberd start} to start it.
(depending on your distribution).
Create a system user called \term{ejabberd};
it will be used by the script to start the server.
Then you can call \term{/etc/inid.d/ejabberd start} as root to start the server.
If \term{ejabberd} doesn't start correctly in Windows,
try to start it using the shortcut in desktop or start menu.
@ -449,6 +452,13 @@ and can identify what is exactly the problem.
Please refer to the section~\ref{ejabberdctl} for details about \term{ejabberdctl},
and configurable options to fine tune the Erlang runtime system.
If you want ejabberd to be started as daemon at boot time,
copy \term{ejabberd.init} to something like \term{/etc/init.d/ejabberd}
(depending on your distribution).
Create a system user called \term{ejabberd};
it will be used by the script to start the server.
Then you can call \term{/etc/inid.d/ejabberd start} as root to start the server.
\makesubsection{bsd}{Specific Notes for BSD}
\ind{install!bsd}