Install and configure MariaDB with ejabberd

By default, ejabberd uses the Mnesia internal database. It is great for home and small office environments, but in larger companies, as the amount of chat logs and users grows, we need more scalability. Today, I will show you how to install MariaDB, a MySQL-compatible database, migrate your data and configure ejabberd to use MariaDB […]

ejabberd 20.12

We are pleased to announce ejabberd 20.12. This release, just in time for the New Year’s, includes several new features and many improvements & bugfixes. Most notably, ejabberd now works with the Microsoft ODBC Driver for the SQL Server support. With a new config option, sql_odbc_driver, you can explicitly specify the path to the ODBC […]

Getting started with WebSocket API in ejabberd

The WebSocket API, as neatly explained by the MDN, is a technology that makes it possible to open a two-way interactive communication session between the user’s browser and a server. With WebSocket API, you can send messages to a server and receive event-driven responses without having to poll the server for a reply.

eturnal v1.0.0: say hello to a new STUN/TURN server

This is a guest post by Holger Weiß, the author of eturnal. Holger works as a professional server administrator at Freie Universität Berlin and operates the Conversations.im service (together with Daniel Gultsch). He’s a regular contributor to ejabberd and various other Open Source projects.

Check ejabberd XMPP server useful configuration steps

In this article I will share some configuration steps that I made while I was preparing my previous ejabberd XMPP server tutorials. I assume the starting ejabberd configuration from my article on setting up your ejabberd real time IM server and configuring ejabberd video & voice calling

How to configure ejabberd to get 100% in XMPP compliance test

Your ejabberd XMPP server is a powerful piece of software. But configuring everything requires several steps. Your best place to start is this hands-on ejabberd installation tutorial and this ejabberd STUN/TURN tutorial. If you have specific questions, first be sure to consult the official ejabberd documentation.

ProcessOne services continue as usual through COVID-19 outbreak

In case you were wondering, all ProcessOne services and operations are continuing as usual throughout COVID-19 outbreak. For more than a decade ProcessOne has been providing realtime messaging & communication services while its team was working 100% remotely, from various global locations. We continue to do so today without interruptions.

xmpp-notifer v1.0.0

We just released a new GitHub Action called xmpp-notifier! It allows sending notifications to XMPP, and uses our go-xmpp library under the hood.

What is Off-the-Record Messaging (OTR)?

OTR, or Off-the-Record Messaging is a protocol used in encryption of Instant Messaging (IM) conversations. OTR uses a combination of AES symmetric-key algorithm with 128 bits key length, the Diffie–Hellman key exchange with 1536 bits group size, and the SHA-1 hash function. In addition to authentication and encryption, OTR provides forward secrecy and malleable encryption. […]

Building a simple chat client using XMPPFrameWork and Cocoapods

When it comes to building an XMPP client on iOS, one will immediately struggle with the lack of documentation and a complex setup involving tweaking files and laborious try’n fail attempts. Suffer no more ! Enter the world of cocoapod: you are just 2 words away of your next XMPP chat client. See more and […]