Openfire (previously known as Wildfire, and Jive Messenger) is a real time collaboration (RTC) server. It is licensed under the Open Source Apache License.Openfire is an instant messaging (IM) and groupchat server that uses XMPP server written in Java.Openfire is incredibly easy to setup and administer, but offers rock-solid security and performance.
Openfire supports the following features:
* Web-based administration panel * Plugin interface * Customizable * SSL/TLS support * User-friendly web interface and guided installation * Database connectivity. * LDAP connectivity * Platform independent, pure Java * Full integration with Spark (XMPP client) * Can support more than 50,000 concurrent users
Download and install Openfire
We can download the rpm directly to /home from Ignite Real time website.
Install it using yum command
yum install -y /home/openfire-3.9.3-1.i386.rpm
yum install -y glibc.i686
Start service after every reboot
chkconfig openfire on
And start the openfire service
systemctl start openfire.service
firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-port=9090/tcp firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-port=9091/tcp firewall-cmd --reload
For Ubuntu/Debian//Linux Mint
# wget http://download.igniterealtime.org/openfire/openfire_4.0.2_all.deb # dpkg -i openfire_3.8.2_all.deb
After successful installation, Stop and Start the Openfire service.
# service openfire stop # service openfire start
Noe you can enter in to the browser like “http://localhost:9090″ or “http://your-ip-address:9090″.