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I know that Openfire 3.7.1 is installed because when i run;

apt-cache policy openfire

That confirms it. But when I try;

/etc/init.d/openfire start

The line resets like a successful command. If I browse to port 9090, It wont connect. I verified that opening the ports is working in AWS by installing apache.

  • How can I check if openfire is running?
  • Is there a separate issue why openfire doesn't run?
  • Is there a log I can check?
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Did you try checking it using sudo netstat -tpan to see if port 9090 is being used? – Richard Feb 26 '14 at 2:56
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You may also try :

sudo ps -ef | grep openfire

This will show that the process is running and also show the symlink as well with the absolute path of the openfire installation.

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hey - thanks for the correction – Kedar Apte Jun 5 '14 at 17:22

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