ejabberd 20.03

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 20.03. This release adds a mix of features, optimizations and bugfixes: TLS support to connect to MySQL, initial cockroachdb support or fix of webadmin related issues. See Changelog below for a complete list.

ejabberd 20.02

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 20.02. After a big release last month, this version is mostly a bugfix release.

ejabberd 20.01

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 20.01. This release focuses on OAUTH support, logging performances improvement and configuration helper, as well as the usual various bug fixes.

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.

Using a local development trusted CA on MacOS

TLS certificates are so ubiquitous that you now very often need them even during the development phase. Developers are thus used to create “self-signed” certificates and configure their client requiring TLS support to accept self-signed certificates. This can be fine for development: As both the client and the server are on the same computer, the […]

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 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, […]

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 […]

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’ […]