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ejabberd - High-Performance Enterprise Instant Messaging Server
Quickstart guide
0. Requirements
To compile ejabberd you need:
- GNU Make
- Libexpat 1.95 or higher
- Libyaml 0.1.4 or higher
- Erlang/OTP R15B or higher.
- OpenSSL 0.9.8 or higher, for STARTTLS, SASL and SSL encryption.
- Zlib 1.2.3 or higher, for Stream Compression support
(XEP-0138). Optional.
- PAM library. Optional. For Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM).
- GNU Iconv 1.8 or higher, for the IRC Transport
(mod_irc). Optional. Not needed on systems with GNU Libc.
- ImageMagick's Convert program. Optional. For CAPTCHA challenges.
1. Compile and install on *nix systems
To compile ejabberd execute the commands:
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/`
2. 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][1].
[1]: http://www.process-one.net/docs/ejabberd/guide_en.html