Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (previously known as Jabber) is a layer 7 networking protocol for realtime text messaging. It is an open standard with a decentralised architecture, allowing anyone to run their own server. It is used as the underlying protocol by Google Talk.

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Openfire Installation Issue - Can't Login to admin panel

I am trying to get Openfire to install on an Ubuntu virtual machine, however upon completing the web based installer, I am unable to login to the admin panel. So far I: downloaded Debian installer ...
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What is the best Jabber server (software)? [closed]

What is the best, mature and feature rich Jabber / XMPP server? Requirements: - opensource (not must but preferably) - runs under linux
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Open source jabber based website “live chat” / “live help” system?

I don't know if this belongs on SF, SU or SO... let's try SF first. I'm looking for a "live help" system for website which uses Jabber/XMPP as a backend... so that website visitors could click a ...
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Tail server logs into XMPP?

So I have two files, and if a new line appears on either of these files, I'd like to receive an IM (preferably jabber or gTalk) containing the contents of that line. Do you guys have any suggestions ...
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Which is the best Jabber server regarding performance?

I'm currently using Openfire and got about 400 concurrent users every evening. My Problem is: 1gb of Memory and two Xeon cores with 1.8ghz each are not enough for it and I'm pretty sure more power ...
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XMPP server software recommendations [closed]

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 ...
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Server/Systems monitoring with Jabber?

I was just thinking about how Jabber and IM systems in general deal in "presence notification". I thought it'd be a neat hack to have a server (or possibly an individual application) log on to a ...
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How to migrate openfire from embedded to external

The embedded database openfire uses is Hsqldb, written in Java. Openfire has a sort of migration-guide, but it is not exactly complete. First of all the program mentioned there, hsqldb-transfer, is: ...
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set proxy in apache for XMPP chat

I want to setup a proxy settings in Apache to use Facebook XMPP Chat So far I have setup ejabber server and I am able to access xmpp service using http://mydomain.com:5280/xmpp-http-bind I am able ...
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XMPP Server on EC2 Amazon Web Service (AWS)

My company uses OpenFire for server-side and smack for client-side in its XMPP Android application. AWS seems like a good and scalable service for what we need. We use it for testing our app, but ...
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Jabber/XMPP Client for BlackBerry [closed]

I am looking for a Jabber/XMPP client for BlackBerry that I can use with our OpenFire server. It needs to be able to use the Secure connection from OpenFire either the SSL or TLS. It needs to be a ...
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Options for real-time web notifications and updates using Comet/XMPP vs WebSocket technologies on a Microsoft stack?

I am scoping out the architectural options for a project that will render live updates (like Facebook) of user activities - logins, photos, etc. Two main UI components of this are an auto-updating ...
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Pidgin, OpenLDAP, Users changing own passwords

My issue I think boils down to OpenLDAP. I want my users to be able to change their passwords using the Pidgin chat client. At the moment, I have to set their passwords, and it's a pain. OpenLDAP ...
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Unable to get ejabberd prebind to work

I'm trying to get the prebind of BOSH sessions to work. I want to be able to authenticate a user in my CMS and then log him in when he accesses the chat, for this I found ...
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Low-Resource Single-User XMPP Daemon

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 ...
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How to check if a server support xmpp protocol?

I'm looking for a way to check if a server is support xmpp protocol, i.e. xmpp-server is running on this domain. Maybe special DNS check or something like that?
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Redirect XMPP with DNS

Is it possible to redirect XMPP using DNS records? I have a domain hosted on a shared host that does not have Jabber support. If possible, I'd like to still have XMPP on this domain, but have it ...
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What is the Best way to host a Xmpp Server?

What is the best way to host a dedicated Xmpp server, looking for something that is applicable for testing a product in beta around 200-300 users . Was also wondering whether Mediatemple's dedicated ...
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Port mirroring as a Windows service

Is anyone familiar with a port mirroring or port translation tool for Windows (2k8 if it makes a difference)? I have an installation of Openfire that needs to run over 443, however, it doesn't support ...
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configuring ejabberd for multi-user chat?

I'm trying to configure multi-user chat for ejabberd on Centos 5. I just can't get it working. I can use Psi to create a group chat room, but don't seem able to join it from another account. I ...
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Monitorable Inter-company Messaging and XMPP Server on FreeBSD

We are looking to give access to some of our employees to chat with each other - however we are worried about them abusing the privilege and chatting we friends outside work. We have decided to deploy ...
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Should I specify the SRV record “_jabber._tcp”?

I’m running an XMPP server and have specified the SRV records _xmpp-client._tcp, and _xmpp-server._tcp. I often see that people also specify _jabber._tcp (for example, in Alnitak’s answer), but I ...
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What does pidgin mean by “Host unknown”? [closed]

Pidgin is telling me my XMPP account was disconnected; the error message is "Host Unknown". What specifically does this indicate? Can it not find the server it's supposed to connect to (one in my ...
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How to reset openfire data?

In a long-running openfire server. Is there a way to clear the data currently exists and reset configurations to defaults?
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How do I push Real Names to iChat/Messages.app?

I'm running OS X Mountain Lion Server with the Messages (iChat) service. Whenever a user logs in to iChat, Messages.app, or any other jabber client the real names are not being populated for the ...
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mysql client can't read query result?

So I have this machine running an XMPP server which connects to its MySQL database. When I start load-testing it, all goes fine up until after about 500s when I notice: Caused by: ...
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Forward/alias XMPP accounts on a domain to gmail.com

I have an OpenBSD server, and I would like to configure a corporate/personal domain name to be Jabber / XMPP enabled, and to automatically proxy (forward/alias) messages between some set of local ...
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501 Error during Libjingle PCP on Amazon EC2 running Openfire

I am trying to implement Google's Libjingle (version: 0.6.14) PCP example and I am getting a 501: feature not implemented error during execution. Specifically, the error occurs after each "account" ...
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Anyone using Archipel in production for managing virtual machines?

I am getting ready to deploy a new server for my company. We intend to use virtualization mainly for security but also to help with versioning and other issues. We have decided to use openvz. Now I ...
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ejabberd benchmarks and performance

I'm considering to use XMPP for messaging platform (not a chat, I'd rather use it as a transport protocol) for communicating one to one, one to many between custom clients and I think I will ...
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Can Jabber tell my client how long a user has been logged in for?

When we used AIM at work, my client reported the time a user had logged on, how long he'd been logged on, and how long he'd been idle. After switching to an Openfire server, my client (Adium) no ...
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eJabberd and GTalk no longer federating. Did Google drop support for server-to-server XMPP?

Recently GTalk and my local eJabberd installation have stopped talking to each other. The eJabberd log says the following: =INFO REPORT==== 2014-05-27 18:00:25 === I(<0.367.0>:ejabberd_s2s:404) ...
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configure rooms for MUC in ejabber

I want to configure rooms in ejabberd server 1) Create Two Rooms with a Room Name by configuring ejabberd's config file Room Names will be 1) visitors 2) native 2) Don't allow users to ...
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Is it possible to configure two different servers running on same ports on same IP but different subdomains?

I have a web server running which obviously uses ports 80 and 443. Now I want to add Jabber server but I'd like to use same ports for it as our corporate firewall at work blocks pretty much everything ...
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Jabber Management on Linux

Does anyone know of a GUI for the configuration and management of a Jabber(2) server on Linux? Shows logged-in users, allows you to ban/remove users, general configuration and monitoring? Looking for ...
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Does ejabberd support audio/video calls?

My server is running Ubuntu and I have installed ejabberd as one of the famous xmpp servers in order to organize chatting system. Ejabbered is working fine with text messages, but I would like to know ...
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Are XMPP certificates different than “regular” ones?

StartSSL offers special XMPP certificates in addition to their "regular" web server certs. Can anyone tell me if XMPP certificates are special in any way? Isn't it possible to operate an ejabberd with ...
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SendXMPP on Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to configure sendxmpp on my ubuntu server 12.04 LTS to use it to send notification from Munin/monitoring to Gtalk. Installed the app with the following: $ sudo apt-get install sendxmpp ...
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How can I get Openfire 3.7.1 to 'remember' its configuration?

I have (well, had up until this morning) an Openfire intranet XMPP server that had been running merrily along for 370 days without being touched, and a total of about 3 years of running. Users ...
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Jabber accounts

How can I setup a jabber server with a set of accounts. I would like to either edit a config file, or setup the accounts one at a time.
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Using Jabber to send network messages

We have a requirement to send desktop alerts to various users (compliance, production) across a network when other users have submitted content online for a report. At present we are using NET SEND ...
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Amazon EC2 with XMPP infrastructure

A newbie question on Amazon. I want to install within Amazon EC2 multiple servers based XMPP ejabberd, probably within a cluster and if possible with a load balancer. The first question that arises ...
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RT notifications via Jabber

Just checknig out if any one's RT setup is sending RT notifications via Jabber to either users or to conference rooms. This is a pretty useful feature to have, but could not find any reference in ...
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Openfire Client for Windows Mobile

Where can I find an Openfire client that works on Windows Mobile?
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xmpp / ejabberd. show presence of a user to all other users

I'm using ejabberd to implement a web "live chat". At one point during my experimentation I had it so when you logged in the client would show the presence of all other logged in users. After many ...
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Cannot establish XMPP server-to-server connection to gmail

My jabber-server fails to connect to gmail.com giving the error: outgoing s2s stream myserver.com.ua->bot.talk.google.com closed: undefined-condition (myserver.com.ua is a Google Apps Domain with Talk ...
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Ejabberd can't connect to users

I installed ejabberd on my remote server running centos 6.4 and open all ports required. For example I can access the web admin when i go to http://IP_ADDRES:5280/admin. With the following command I ...
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openfire user statuses always offline

Is there anything in particular I need to configure to get the users statuses working? All the users seem to be offline no matter what. Chat seems to work fine, but obv it's not ideal not knowing ...
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Transfer user data of a Tigase server

I'm trying to transfer a Tigase XMPP server from an Ubuntu VPS to a CentOS VPS. Unfortunately there isn't any official documentation available and I need to experiment in order to preserve all of the ...
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ejabberd starttls_required in c2s/s2s and disable SSLv3 + unsecure Ciphers

I'm using ejabberd on Ubuntu. My configuration looks like this: {5269, ejabberd_s2s_in, [ {shaper, s2s_shaper}, {max_stanza_size, 131072}, ...