[jadmin] Help with "Configuration parsing..." Error

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Feb 11 13:05:13 CST 2002


Did you install from source or install one of the pre-built binaries?

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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On Mon, 11 Feb 2002 Jeff_Forsythe at ohnb.uscourts.gov wrote:

> 
> Peter:
> 
>    Thanks for your quick reply.  I ran the XML through the URL you gave me
> and it worked just fine!  So I tried giving jabberd the -c flag and the
> path to my jabber.xml file but got the same error.  So I copied jabber.xml
> to the jabberd directory and tried running it from there but still got the
> error.  Any other ideas?  If you wouldn't mind giving me your phone number,
> I'll call you for help with this.  We are new to Jabber and have some
> pretty cool ideas how it could fit into our organization.  Or if you want,
> you can call me and save the federal government some $.  :-)
> (330)489-4709 ext. 6104
> 
>    I'm only in until 3PM Eastern today, but I'll be back tomorrow 7-4.
> 
> Thanks Again,
> 
> Jeff :-)
> 
> 
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> 
> Either jabberd can't find your jabber.xml file or your XML file does not
> parse. Test your file here:
> 
> http://www.xml.com/pub/a/tools/ruwf/check.html
> 
> Peter
> 
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> On Mon, 11 Feb 2002 Jeff_Forsythe at ohnb.uscourts.gov wrote:
> 
> > Jabber Server 1.4.2 was installed and I went through the Server
> > Configuration document and made what it referred to as:
> >                the ones you need in order to get the server running.
> >
> 
> >
> 
> >
> 
> >
> > When I try to run it using the command: ./jabberd/jabberd -h hostname
> (the
> > command given by the same document, supplying my hostname of course), I
> get
> > the following error:
> >
> > Configuration parsing using jabber.xml failed: unable to open file
> >
> > the configuration is owned by me, a non-root user, the permissions are
> set
> > so that I have read (and write) permissions to the jabber.xml file, so I
> > don't know what it's saying.
> >
> > I learned about Jabber in SysAdmin (January 2002 issue) and the author
> said
> > you needed a particular directory structure (bin, etc, etc.)  which I do
> > not have.  The default installation didn't create it and the
> Configuration
> > document didn't tell me to, so I didn't create it manually either.  Could
> > that be a problem?  If so, I don't know what is supposed to go in what
> > subdirectory.




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