ejabberd 19.09

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 19.09. The main focus has been to improve automatic certificate management stack (Let’s Encrypt). We also fixed bugs that had been introduced during previous big refactoring of the configuration management file, as well as the usual various bug fixes.

ejabberd 19.08

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 19.08. The main focus has been to further improve ease of use, consistency, performance, but also to start cleaning up our code base. As usual, we have kept on improving server performance and fixed several issues. New Features and improvements New authentication method using JWT tokens You can […]

ejabberd & Nintendo Switch NPNS

Last week, Taiyo Watanabe from Nintendo shared some insights about Nintendo Switch Push Notification infrastructure (NPNS) implementation. Here are some details from his presentation at ElixirFest conference. The Nintendo Switch NPNS is a large-scale realtime messaging service based on ejabberd. The game consoles are constantly connected to the infrastructure, listening for push notifications. So far, […]

ejabberd 19.05

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 19.05. The main focus of this release has been to expand our MQTT stack with Websocket support, to power web based IoT platforms. We also have improved existing features, improved server performance and fixed several issues. New Features and improvements MQTT over Websocket ejabberd supports the Internet of […]

ejabberd 19.02: the MQTT Edition

This new ejabberd 19.02 release includes new major features, but also several improvements and bug fixes. The biggest news is the introduction of MQTT support. Contributions Several changes in this release were authored by our community contributors, and we would like to extend a big thank you for the contributions to: Holger Weiss, Christoph Scholz, […]

ejabberd 18.12.1

This new ejabberd 18.12.1 is a bugfix release optimizing several components. With this holiday release we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We look forward to 2019 to keep delivering the world’s best real-time server. Changes Since ejabberd 18.12 you have an option to configure ejabberd to […]

Proxy protocol in ejabberd

This article describes how to configure HAProxy and ejabberd together. If you are using a proxy in front of ejabberd, the support for proxy protocol is a new feature allowing the XMPP server to know the real IP addresses of the connecting client instead of seeing just the IP used by the proxy server. The […]

ejabberd 18.12

This new ejabberd 18.12 release includes new major features, but also several improvements and bug fixes. New features XML Compression in message archive storage Message Archive Management is a very nice features of XMPP. It allows your users to store their message history directly on the XMPP server. It is pretty handy, but as the […]

What’s new in ejabberd Business Edition and ejabberd SaaS in October

We have been adding many improvements to ejabberd Business Edition and are rolling them out for new ejabberd SaaS customers in October. HTTP file transfer using S3 and Minio ejabberd Business Edition was previously supporting HTTP file transfer using Amazon AWS S3 backend. We now created and documented the process where our customers can host […]

ejabberd 18.09

The summer holidays season is often a time of great inspiration. This year we used that opportunity to focus on important groundwork on ejabberd codebase. However, we also decided to work on making ejabberd more accessible to newcomers. For all these reasons, ejabberd is equally important for our growing community of users, for our customers, […]

ejabberd 18.06

This ejabberd 18.06 release includes, after two months of development, a lot of bug-fixes and many improvements. There are also a few changes, so please read carefully the release notes. Noticeable changes Stop ejabberd initialization on invalid/unknown options Since some time now, we are warning ejabberd admins in log file about incorrect configuration options. We […]

ejabberd 18.04

This ejabberd 18.04 release includes bugfixes, and a few improvements. New configuration options New ‘access_register’ option for mod_muc This option specifies who is allowed to register nickname within the Multi-User Chat service. The default is all for backward compatibility, which means that any user is allowed to register any free nick. New ‘include_sender’ and ‘include_body’ […]

ejabberd 18.03

After two months of active development, we’re happy to announce the release of ejabberd 18.03 which includes many improvements, new options, and bugfixes. New configuration options New ‘negotiation_timeout’ option The option can be used to specify a period (in seconds) for a stream negotiation to complete. If the timer fires, the stream is considered as […]

Challenges in Building Real Time Applications

Real time is everywhere. Users are now expecting that applications can update and display pieces of information in real time. Whether you are building a chat application, a website, a mobile app, or a business application, users want to be notified, receive pushes (properly targeted), be able to react instantly and have the user interface […]

ejabberd invites students to Google Summer of Code 2018

ejabberd has joined other Erlang projects in the BEAM Community to invite student developers to Google Summer of Code (GSoC), a global program focused on bringing them into open source software development. Through this program, students have an opportunity to receive a stipend (2400–6600 USD) and work with an open source organization on a 3 […]