Sat - Jul 12, 2008 : 01:30 pm
OpenFire gentoo problems
I just spent the last three hours trying to figure out why my OpenFire 3.5.2 instance was installing just fine, saying that it was running just fine, but in reality was not running at all.
Neither port 9090, nor 9091 was open, both ports 9090, and 9091 were closed. ps -A | grep openfire returned nothing - at all.
Yet, /etc/init.d/openfire status would say that it was happily running along without problem.
The logs were all empty, and the "everything" log (metalog) didn't say jack about openfire at all.
So, after 3 hours, I figured out that the problem was that I had blackdown version 1.4 running as my default java instance.
Openfire won't run without java 1.5 or greater. Would have been really REALLY REALLY nice if openfire would have some sort of message stating something about java needing to be updated.
So, if you're having the same problem, simply run: java-config -L and see which one is running as default (java -version does the same thing), and then use java-config -S to set one that is at or above 1.5
Just thought I'd spread the love. OpenFire is now running great.