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Error when performing a "spacewalk-service status" or "rcjabberd status"

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SUSE Manager 1.7


When running a 'spacewalk-service status' or a 'rcjabberd status' the following error is being displayed:
Checking for service router rc_status: Usage: [-v[<num>] [-r]|-s|-u]
Checking for service sm rc_status: Usage: [-v[<num>] [-r]|-s|-u]
Checking for service c2s rc_status: Usage: [-v[<num>] [-r]|-s|-u]
Checking for service s2s rc_status: Usage: [-v[<num>] [-r]|-s|-u]


Reported to Engineering

Additional Information


The problem is within the file /etc/init.d/jabberd.
In line 233 replace:

rc_status -vrc_status -v


rc_status -v

It is not recommended and also not supported to make a change in files in /etc/init.d. Changes could be overwritten when applying an update.


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  • Document ID:7014921
  • Creation Date:15-APR-14
  • Modified Date:15-APR-14
    • SUSESUSE Manager

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