[GLLUG] jabber server

Michael George george at idealso.com
Fri Nov 5 06:14:51 EDT 2010

I installed ejabberd and it works fine, authenticating against the 
password file just like I wanted.  Thanks Marshal and Thomas for the advice!

On 10/29/10 11:00, Marshal Newrock wrote:
> We used to use jabberd2, but switched to ejabberd (mainly due to
> Debian package availability).  I wish I'd done that a lot sooner.
> Unlike jabberd2, it provides an administration web interface as well as
> command-line admin tools.  It's a lot easier to work with.  Looking at
> the feature list, it says it does support PAM authentication, so that
> sounds like what you want.
> http://www.ejabberd.im/
> Marshal
> On Fri, 29 Oct 2010 06:10:44 -0400
> Michael George<george at idealso.com>  wrote:
>> I'd like to install a simple jabber server on one of my systems. I
>> don't need it to be terribly elaborate regarding user account
>> creation and all that, I really only want a handful of users, and
>> they'll all be in /etc/passwd.
>> I've looked at jabberd2, but it looks like I'd have to set up mysql
>> to authenticate users.  I'd rather not do that.  I've seen openfire,
>> but it's java, and I don't really want the overhead that will entail,
>> not to mention the performance hit.
>> Anyone have any suggestions for a simple jabber server for Linux that
>> can just authenticate users against the system accounts?
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