|Re: Can't Connect to ECF Server [message #1221956 is a reply to message #1221687]
||Wed, 18 December 2013 20:47
| Scott Lewis
Registered: July 2009
Liana Yusri wrote on Wed, 18 December 2013 03:37
I recently found out about Eclipse Communication Framework (ECF) but unfortunately, I can't use it. I can't join the session when I press the "Connect to ECF Generic Collaboration Group" button.
I also tried the "eclipse.exe -console -application org.eclipse.ecf.provider.AppGenericServer 1234" but received error instead (Application "org.eclipse.ecf.provider.AppGenericServer" could not be found in the registry.).
How do I solve this problem in order to connect to the server?
Btw, I'm using Eclipse Kepler.
Thanks in advance.
Markus is correct...there is no longer a public collab/chat server for ECF. There are two reasons for this:
1) We don't currently have the admin support to be able to admin multiple public servers;
2) There are now quite a large number of different kinds of ECF server applications (e.g. server for collab app, server for remote services, event admin, alternative providers...e.g. r-osgi, jms, etc), and so problem 1 is quite a difficult one for us...i.e. we are forced to choose which servers to run...and for how long.
However, you can run an ECF generic server by running this command
eclipse.exe -console -application org.eclipse.ecf.server.generic.Server
This should produce console output like this:
Generic server started with id=ecftcp://localhost:3282/server
You may then connect to this server within Eclipse's ECF Collaboration view with this ID: ecftcp://localhost:3282/server
Client connects should result in the server console output like this:
Client Connect Addr=/127.0.0.1:58050;ID=StringID[p8C7XCJ9HmHszEvrvaM8ftAL7Sg=];G
Note, that for thie org.eclipse.ecf.server.generic.Server application that you can specify a configURL to change the hostname/port/path of the server:
eclipse.exe -console -application org.eclipse.ecf.server.generic.Server -serverName ecftcp://localhost:3284/myserver
Note also that the org.eclipse.ecf.server.generic.Server app can be started/debuged from within Eclipse, and the source for the application is in this class: org.eclipse.ecf.server.generic.app.GenericServerApplication
Which is in this project/bundle: org.eclipse.ecf.server.generic. This project is in the ECF git repo here:
Note also that we are doing some feature restructuring right now...see this bug:
specifically around better supporting server/non-Eclipse uses of ECF.
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