ejabberd alternatives and similar tools
Based on the "Messaging" category.
Alternatively, view ejabberd alternatives based on common mentions on social networks and blogs.
Lets-Chat8.5 0.0 L5 ejabberd VS Lets-ChatSelf-hosted chat app for small teams
Openfire7.2 9.5 L1 ejabberd VS OpenfireAn XMPP server licensed under the Open Source Apache License.
Kaiwa5.3 0.0 L4 ejabberd VS Kaiwa[UNMAINTAINED] A modern XMPP Web client
Prosody IM4.4 9.7 ejabberd VS Prosody IMIMPORTANT: due to a drive failure, as of 13-Mar-2021, the Mercurial repository had to be re-mirrored, which changed every commit SHA. The old SHAs and trees are backed up in the vault branches. Please migrate to the new branches as soon as you can.
Metronome IM3.1 6.4 ejabberd VS Metronome IMMetronome IM, lightweight xmpp server with advanced microblogging features.
Tigase2.6 0.0 L1 ejabberd VS TigaseTigase XMPP server patched for Kontalk
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They vary from L1 to L5 with "L5" being the highest.
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ejabberd is an open-source, robust, scalable and extensible realtime platform built using Erlang/OTP, that includes XMPP Server, MQTT Broker and SIP Service.
Check the features in ejabberd.im, ejabberd Docs, ejabberd at ProcessOne, and a list of supported protocols and XEPs.
There are several ways to install ejabberd:
- Source code: compile yourself, see [COMPILE](COMPILE.md)
- Installers from ejabberd GitHub Releases (run/deb/rpm for x64 and arm64)
- Container image from ejabberd Docker Hub, see ecs README (for x64)
- Container image from ejabberd Github Packages, see [CONTAINER](CONTAINER.md) (for x64 and arm64)
- Using your Operating System package
- Using the Homebrew package manager
Please check the ejabberd Docs website.
When compiling from source code, you can get some help with:
./configure --help make help
Once ejabberd is installed, try:
ejabberdctl help man ejabberd.yml
Bug reports and features are tracked using GitHub Issues, please check [CONTRIBUTING](CONTRIBUTING.md) for details.
Translations can be improved online using Weblate or in your local machine as explained in Localization.
Documentation for developers is available in ejabberd docs: Developers.
Security reports or concerns should preferably be reported privately, please send an email to the address: contact [at] process-one [dot] net or some other method from ProcessOne Contact.
For commercial offering and support, including ejabberd Business Edition and Fluux (ejabberd in the Cloud), please check ProcessOne ejabberd page.
There are several places to get in touch with other ejabberd developers and administrators:
- [ejabberd XMPP chatroom][muc]: [email protected]
- Mailing list
- GitHub Discussions
- Stack Overflow
ejabberd is released under the GNU General Public License v2 (see [COPYING](COPYING.md)), and ejabberd translations under MIT License.
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the ejabberd README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.