Messenger servers

Jason Garrett kingedgar at
Tue Dec 9 05:52:14 PST 2008

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On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 8:04 AM, Michal Hanula  wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 12:37:58PM +1000, Da Rock wrote:
>> I haven't checked the list for around a week- I'm still catching up! :)
>> I'm trying to sort out a messenger server for work purposes, and
>> although I've found a few I'm hoping some input from sysadmins who have
>> deployed these might help our decision. I've found Gale, Jabberd2,
>> OpenFire, and SJECS (Sun Java Communication Suite).
>> Our requirements are for collaboration (multiple users simultaneous
>> chatting together- with audio/video if possible), realtime audio/video
>> (with a preference for audio; ergo video can go to the dogs to maintain
>> audio quality, although a means to adjust this- on the fly if possible-
>> would be useful), and chat.
>> Tall order, eh? Ease of admin would be good, but my main concern is
>> stability and reliability (I'll make up a software solution to
>> administrate if needs be).
> Take a look at mingle (MUC + jingle) --- this should not depend on the xmpp
> server you use. As for that, I recommend ejabberd 2 (not yet in ports).

I would recommend ejabberd, and I didn't even know there was a 2
version out. We used ejabberd successfully in the past.

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