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Ubuntu Server Cookbook by Uday R. Sawant

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Creating users and connecting with the XMPP client

We have installed the XMPP server, Ejabberd. In this recipe, we will learn how to add new user accounts to the Ejabberd server. We will also learn how to configure the XMPP client and connect to our server.

Getting ready

Make sure that you have installed the Ejabberd server and it is running properly.

Additionally, you will need XMPP client software. You can choose from multiple free and open source clients such as pidgin, PSI, Adium, Gajim, and many more. I will be using PSI as it provides various low-level administrative features.

How to do it…

Ejabberd supports multiple methods for registering a new user account. These include adding a new user from the command line, creating a new user from the ...

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