Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I have set up ejabberd now the problem is.. (look at the screenshot). Users complaining about it it confuse them.

How can we hide the number?screenshot

share|improve this question

That part is called the resource, and uniquely identifies an particular session. If you log in from more than one place at the same time, that part will distinguish them.

It will most likely won't be shown if you set a nickname for the contact in your roster.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.