[Freedombox-discuss] Ejabberd & Gajim problems.

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Tue Apr 7 20:06:00 BST 2020

On Mon, Apr 06, 2020 at 01:59:09PM -0400, A. F. Cano wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 06, 2020 at 08:47:42AM -0400, I wrote:
> > ...
> > 
> > My quess is that Ejabberd doesn't know about the dynamic dns domain, or
> > is not cofigured right to know about it.
> Went looking for the ejabberd config files and found
> /etc/ejabberd/ejabberd.yml.  In it there was this section:
> hosts:
> - "fbx.local"
> - localhost
> So, added the dynamic dns domain "<domain>.freedombox.rocks" and I no
> longer get the error described previously.  The new section now looks
> like this:
> hosts:
> - "fbx.local"
> - "<domain>.freedombox.rocks" (with <domain> replaced with the real domain)
> - localhost
> Starting gajim (so far only tested on the internal machine) now shows
> both accounts (the one with fbx.local and the ohe with the dynamic dns
> domain) as green and available.
> It looks like the ultimate solution is for the installation procedure to
> check for all possible domains and add them to this config file.  I
> realize this gets complicated fast.  If ejabberd is installed at a time
> when the only domain is .local the setup of dynamic dns will have to
> check all apps that depend on the new domain so it is added where it
> should be.  The same is probably true for all other domain names.  Right
> now the System->Name Services only has the "Local Network Domain" and the
> "Dynamic Domain Name" filled in.  "Domain Name" is blank, as is "PageKite
> Domain" and "Tor Onion Service".  From the instructions it seems that
> "Domain Name" is a properly registered domain that probably requires a
> fixed IP address, correct?  Setting this to the internal domain of the
> internal network would be asking for trouble, most likely.
> Augustine

Thanks for reporting back.

I learnt from it that I should have focused more on the naming part
(less on the network interfaces part) in my previous post.

Geert Stappers

> probably requires a fixed IP address, correct?
Yes, mostly.  Dynamic DNS is somewhat a substitute for it ...
Silence is hard to parse

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