nethserver-ejabberd

The chat function is implemented using ejabberd jabber server. Enabled features are:

  • ldap based roster
  • ssl
  • admin group

If you want to give admin permissions to an existing user, just add the user to the special group jabberadmins. The jabberadmins must be created manually.

When used with AD backend, following limitations apply:

  • the shared roster doesn’t support groups
  • the shared roster displays the list of user names (not full names)

Configuration

Properties:

  • WebAdmin: enable ejabberd built-in web interfac. Can be enabled or disabled, default is disabled
  • S2S: Enable the server-to-server (XMMP federation). can be enabled, default is disabled
  • ModMamStatus: the new message archive management (mod_mam). can be enabled, default is disabled
  • ModMamPurgeDBStatus: Purge the Mnesia database of old messages of mod_mam
  • ModMamPurgeDBInterval: Remove messages older than X days, default is 30
  • ShaperFast: Download speed limit in bytes/second for admin users, default is 1000000
  • ShaperNormal: Download speed limit in bytes/second for users, default is 500000

When enabled, web-based administration interface listens on 5280 port. You need a user inside jabberadmins group to login.

Default access to server ports is set to public on following ports: 5280, 5222, 5223.

The jabber server can be accessed using BOSH protocol (https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0206.html) at URL /http-bind.

Example: