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Does anyone know a jabber daemon which is very fast and uses few resources for just a single-user? The daemon should be configured to only accept one user. It does not need to scale well for a lot of users.

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See also on Software Recommendations SE: Hassle-free XMPP server for single user –  unor Mar 7 at 16:59

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My experience has shown me that ejabberd hasn't been designed to be lightweight. At least not without heavy modification of it. Prosody on the other hand has been designed to be lightweight and runs perfectly in low resource environments like on home network routers or VPS.

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I'm a fan of ejabberd. It's quite lightweight, and can certainly be configured to only accept a single user.

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