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 18.03

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 […]

The Challenges of 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 always […]

Eve Online Chat is Moving to ejabberd

I am player at heart. I do not have time to play much, but since my young years, I have always been fascinated by gameplay mechanisms, to the point I am more interested in understanding the game design than by the act of playing the game. Even if I do not have much time to […]

ejabberd joins Google Summer of Code 2018

Each year since 2015 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 work with an open source organization on a 3 month programming […]

ejabberd 18.01

ejabberd 18.01 is a bugfix release. This version of ejabberd Community Server is a good candidate for Linux distributions packaging as it concludes a year of development and stabilised all recent changes for production use. Fixes Fix TLS driver memory management Fix privacy_set command Report ‘fs’ support as unavailable on SunOS Let mod_block_strangers bounce an […]

ejabberd 2017 year in review

This was an amazing year for ejabberd! With almost regular monthly updates, tons of new features and improvements, we worked hard to make ejabberd the best XMPP server available. Let’s take a look at the past year, and let us wish you a Happy New Year! January – 17.01 We started last year with a […]