Problems with my Unreal IRC server

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mr pink
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Problems with my Unreal IRC server

Post by mr pink » Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:45 am

Im new to configuring IRCD so I think there is a bit problem with my config file but I cant really nail it down so wondered if anyone could help me, here is the startup errors when I do a

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./unreal start

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Well I thought I had it working but alas no,

any ideas ?

root-node:/root/Desktop/Unreal3.2>./unreal start
Starting UnrealIRCd
_ _ _ ___________ _____ _
| | | | | |_ _| ___ \/ __ \ | |
| | | |_ __ _ __ ___ __ _| | | | | |_/ /| / \/ __| |
| | | | '_ \| '__/ _ \/ _` | | | | | / | | / _` |
| |_| | | | | | | __/ (_| | |_| |_| |\ \ | \__/\ (_| |
\___/|_| |_|_| \___|\__,_|_|\___/\_| \_| \____/\__,_|
v3.2.5
using TRE 0.7.2 (GPL)
using OpenSSL 0.9.7a Feb 19 2003

* Loading IRCd configuration ..
[warning] unrealircd.conf:322: link hub.mynet.com with ZIP option enabled on a non-ZIP compile
[error] unrealircd.conf:538: tld::motd: : No such file or directory
[error] unrealircd.conf:539: tld::rules: : No such file or directory
[error] unrealircd.conf:736: set::kline-address must be an e-mail or an URL
[error] 4 errors encountered
[error] IRCd configuration failed to pass testing
Possible error encountered (IRCd seemily not started)
================================================== ===
Check above for possible errors, and this output of
ircd.log. If you cannot solve the problem, read
Unreal.nfo on where to get support
================================================== ===
tail: cannot open `/root/Desktop/Unreal3.2/ircd.log' for reading: No such file or directory
root-node:/root/Desktop/Unreal3.2>exit

Also it appears I have no ircd.log in my /root/Desktop/Unreal3.2 and when I created a log file it did nothing !

any suggestions would be most appreciated

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Post by Jobe1986 » Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:49 am

One suggestion would be dont run UnrealIRCd as root. Which judging by thos file paths is what it appears you're trying to do.

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Post by mr pink » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:32 pm

I get a permission denyed when doing a ./unreal start as a normal user, Im new to chmod etc what shall I use to allow permissions for all users?

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Post by T-rexke » Wed Aug 16, 2006 12:33 pm

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error] unrealircd.conf:538: tld::motd: : No such file or directory 
[error] unrealircd.conf:539: tld::rules: : No such file or directory 
you shoul make a notepad file and name it ircd.motd and another one named ircd.rules and save it as all files

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[error] unrealircd.conf:736: set::kline-address must be an e-mail or an URL 
put your email adress there

Ron2K

Post by Ron2K » Thu Aug 17, 2006 5:49 am

T-rexke wrote:

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error] unrealircd.conf:538: tld::motd: : No such file or directory 
[error] unrealircd.conf:539: tld::rules: : No such file or directory 
you shoul make a notepad file and name it ircd.motd and another one named ircd.rules and save it as all files
Or, of course, simply remove the relevant section from your unrealircd.conf. Personally, I don't have a use for the tld{} block.

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Post by mr pink » Fri Aug 18, 2006 7:30 am

hey guys thanks for the help so far im nearly there but now I have hit a brick wall again when I try and connect it displays the error message

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irc.foonet.com[]:Address already in use
I cant see anything of the sort in the config file :(

any help appreciated

pinky

Ron2K

Post by Ron2K » Fri Aug 18, 2006 8:29 am

I suspect that you're listening on a port that's already open.

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Post by mr pink » Fri Aug 18, 2006 8:38 am

Is it listed in the config file?

Ron2K

Post by Ron2K » Fri Aug 18, 2006 8:46 am

Read the documentation on listen blocks. Take note that, if you're running on a shell account, you'll have to listen to a specific IP address.

If you try that and I'm wrong, you may post back asking for an apology and a fresh diagnosis, but not before.

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Post by mr pink » Fri Aug 18, 2006 9:20 am

I have added the IP in the listen block where it was required but it is still displaying the same error message

thanks for the help I did also read http://www.vulnscan.org/UnrealIRCd/unre ... istenblock

Which sort of helped, I also just had a brainwave it might be a another irc server still running on that port which I set up ages but gave up and didnt bother it, it may still be running?

Instead of minimising errors its also produced another one

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Error binding socket tp IP 100.*.*.*** port 6667 IRC.node.com[]: Address already in use
It may also be of help that its only going to be a internal IRC server on our network asnd it will not be for public use so I may be able to slacken some parts?

kind regards

./pinky

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Post by Jobe1986 » Fri Aug 18, 2006 10:44 am

Try using an IRC client to connect to port 6667 while you have'nt got Unreal running. If it succesfully connects there is another IRC server running. In which case you will need to track it down and shut it down.

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Post by mr pink » Fri Aug 18, 2006 11:57 am

I was wrong it doesnt appear to be running

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Post by static-x » Fri Aug 18, 2006 8:36 pm

add bash to your server
then login as normal user
type bash if it is installed.

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Post by Jobe1986 » Sat Aug 19, 2006 10:38 am

And can i ask what exactly that has to do with Unreal?

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Post by White_Magic » Sat Aug 19, 2006 4:51 pm

Jobe - if u read back u would see what it has to do :)
im a *nix noob but i believe thats the soulation to allowing him/her to run the command line as a normal user rather than root.


u`ll need to check all ur running processes to track it and then u`ll be able to kill it using kill command. -
so by typing 'ps' that should list ur running processes.
after that read http://unixhelp.ed.ac.uk/shell/jobz5.html
about killing processes and jobs

hope this helps :)
i spend 4 hrs a day gaming and 14hrs on irc, for 5days a week, im not an addict :D

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