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Ejabberd copy for extending functions of Django binding.ejabberd - High-Performance Enterprise Instant Messaging Server

Quickstart guide

  1. Requirements

To compile ejabberd you need:

  • GNU Make
  • GCC
  • Erlang/OTP R12B-5 or higher. Recommended: R12B-5, R13B04 and R14B01. Avoid R14A and R14B.
  • exmpp 0.9.6 or higher
  • OpenSSL 0.9.8 or higher, for STARTTLS, SASL and SSL encryption.
  • Erlang mysql library. Optional. MySQL authentication/storage.
  • Erlang pgsql library. Optional. PostgreSQL authentication/storage.
  • PAM library. Optional. For Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM).
  • ESASL library. Optional. For SASL GSSAPI authentication.
  • ImageMagick's Convert program. Optional. For CAPTCHA challenges.
  1. Compile and install on *nix systems

To compile ejabberd, go to the directory src/ and execute the commands: ./configure make

If you get an error like: ./configure: No such file or directory the solution is to first execute: aclocal autoconf

To install ejabberd, run this command with system administrator rights (root user):

sudo make install

These commands will:

  • Install the configuration files in /etc/ejabberd/
  • Install ejabberd binary, header and runtime files in /lib/ejabberd/
  • Install the administration script: /sbin/ejabberdctl
  • Install ejabberd documentation in /share/doc/ejabberd/
  • Create a spool directory: /var/lib/ejabberd/
  • Create a directory for log files: /var/log/ejabberd/
  1. Start ejabberd

You can use the ejabberdctl command line administration script to start and stop ejabberd. For example: ejabberdctl start

For detailed information please refer to the ejabberd Installation and Operation Guide