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We are wanting to run our own XMPP server at our office for various things. Internal communication, automatic notifications from our software applications etc. I would prefer to run this in Windows but I can spin up a VM and run Linux if the Windows options all suck. I have come across sites like: and was curious if anyone has any experience with any of these or if anyone has any recommendations. My budget consists of $0 so most likely an open source solution may be my only option.

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I would suggest Openfire

I have used Openfire on both Windows and Linux for the last year and a half and it has been a rock solid jabber server.

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I second the use of Openfire – Josh Jul 30 '09 at 19:04

I like ejabberd a lot; it just works. It is even easy to migrate from jabberd. Don't know how/if it runs well on Windows though, I use Debian GNU/Linux.

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You can use jabberd2 in windows with

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