Hello Openfire gurus,
I’m trying to install Openfire 4.1.0 to take advantage of the Stream Management features. I currently have a deployment of 3.11.0 running on an Amazon EC2 instance and connected to a MySQL database (also in AWS). This has been working fine for some months but now the team I’m with wants to upgrade. One wrinkle in the plan is that we have a custom authentication procedure that I have added to the source code. This is working fine in 3.11.0 and requires no special handling for 4.1.0. I just need to get the source (from Github), make the modifications, build the project, and install on my EC2.
I’ve followed the installation guide here (Openfire: Installation Guide ) and made it to the setup wizard without trouble. I connected the 4.1.0 installation to the **same **database as 3.11.0. This database has a number of users, chat history, etc etc. Ultimately I want the 4.1.0 installation to use this data, so I connected it to that database. The connection works, and then I go to the admin account setup page. So far this is all stuff I remember from installing 3.11.0.
Then, when setting up the admin account, the wizard never accepts the ‘current’ admin password. This renders me unable to set the admin password. The page even says ‘If this is a new installation, the current password will be “admin”’, a suggestion which doesn’t work. I then thought maybe the current password would be the admin password I use in the 3.11.0 deployment - it’s not that either. I can choose ‘Skip this step’ to skip setting the admin password, but then I’m unable to log in to the admin console.
How can I set the admin password? I’ve done a lot of Googling on this issue and nothing I’ve found, including rebooting the server and editing the ofUser database table, has worked. Can anyone help me, please?