Use Mysql as the database for wildfire

I move my database from embedded database to mysql database. I found some error messages.

**Exception in thread “Update Manager” java.lang.NullPointerException

at org.jivesoftware.wildfire.update.UpdateManager.buildPlugiWildfire 3.1.1


at org.jivesoftware.wildfire.update.UpdateManager.loadSavedInfo( :699)

at org.jivesoftware.wildfire.update.UpdateManager.access$000( )

at org.jivesoftware.wildfire.update.UpdateManager$

Admin console listening at:



Can you give me some explanation about this?

Can’‘t tell much from the information you have given. It seems that you didn’'t setup your MySQL hostname properly.

When you select an external database you will get to choose MySQL. After you select that you will get some input boxes. The second one asks for hostname and database name like so:


You need to make sure you change the hostname and database name to correspond to your setup.