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ejabberd - High-Performance Enterprise Instant Messaging Server
Quickstart guide
0. Dependancies
To build ejabberd, you need:
- GNU Make
- libexpat 1.95 or higher
- Erlang/OTP R9C-2 or higher
- OpenSSL 0.9.6 or higher (optional)
- Zlib 1.2.3 or higher (optional)
- GNU Iconv 1.8 or higher (optional, not needed on systems with GNU libc)
1. Build and install on *nix systems
To build ejabberd, please go into the src directory and type the
following commands:
./configure && make
sudo make install
These commands will:
- install a startup script into the directory /usr/sbin,
- install ejabberd into the directory /var/lib/ejabberd,
- install the configuration file into /etc/ejabberd,
- create a directory called /var/log/ejabberd to store log files.
Note: "sudo make install" means that the "make install" command should
be run with system administrator rights (root).
2. Run
To run ejabberd, type the following command:
erl -pa /var/lib/ejabberd/ebin -sname ejabberd -s ejabberd
For detailled informations, please refer to: