Jitsi Meet and ejabberd

Since the more or less global lockdown caused by Covid-19 there was a lot talk about video conferencing solutions that can be used for e.g. those people that try to coordinate with coworkers while in home office. One of the solutions is Jitsi Meet, which is NOT packaged in Debian. But there are Debian packages… Continue reading Jitsi Meet and ejabberd

XMPP: ejabberd Project on the-federation.info

For those interested in alternative social networks there is that website that is called the-federation.info, which collects some statistics of “The Fediverse”. The biggest part of the fediverse is Mastodon, but there are other projects (or parts) like Friendica or Matrix that do “federation”. One of the oldest projects doing federation is XMPP. You could… Continue reading XMPP: ejabberd Project on the-federation.info

XMPP – Getting Started…

When you a new to XMPP and just installed your client and connected to some XMPP server, you will notice: there is no contact for you to chat with! This is contrary to Facebook, WhatsApp or Signal where you upload your personal address book with all of your known contacts to a central server. And… Continue reading XMPP – Getting Started…

XMPP – Prosody & Ejabberd

In my day job I’m responsible of maintaining the VoIP and XMPP infrastructure. That’s about approx. 40.000 phones and several thousand users using Enterprise XMPP software. Namely it is Cisco CUCM and IM&P on the server side and Cisco Jabber on the client side. There is also Cisco Webex and Cisco Telepresence infrastructure to maintain.… Continue reading XMPP – Prosody & Ejabberd