How To: Build a free XMPP/Jabber server in ten minutes

Build a free XMPP/Jabber server in ten minutes

Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to build a free XMPP/Jabber server in ten minutes.

Matt builds a free XMPP/Jabber server in under 10 minutes. Shannon has the low down on Wii Homebrew in regards to Nintendo's new Wii System Menu 4.0 and Darren just can't stop playing Doom2.
Free Instant Messaging Server

Openfire is by far the easiest Jabber implementation I've ever had the pleasure of installing, setting up and administering.

However, in utilizing open source licensing, and a great plugin API, Openfire is a lot more than just a Jabber server.

Another great use for Openfire is the ability to control corporate IM connectivity by setting it up as a gateway server between services like AIM & MSN and your users.

From a singular client, your users can have both their corporate and private contacts.

If youíre looking for a very powerful and easy to use corporate / public jabber implementation, you really should check out Openfire.

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Hi Robin, I was curious to know how does Cisco Jabber work? I mean what all windows services are required to run in background on windows 10, for it to keep working correctly? And say, for example, if I want to block any incoming calls from landing on my Jabber softphone client, is it possible by stopping any particular windows services? Or any other way, on an enterprise Windows installation?

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