Stability problems and ejabberd upgrade

Feb. 10, 2017, 6:02 p.m. by mati

In Wednesday (February 8) we had severe stability problems with ejabberd, the software we use for our Jabber/XMPP server. Today we resorted to rebooting the server and upgrading ejabberd to the newest version (17.01) in the process. For now it seems the problems are solved, but we're keeping a close eye on this.

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New TLS certificates (Feb. 2017)

Feb. 10, 2017, 11:29 a.m. by mati

We have new TLS certificates for Jabber/XMPP connections. As usual, they are signed by Let's Encrypt. Here are the Serials and Fingerprints for each hostname.

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New features on our homepage

Dec. 26, 2016, 11:02 a.m. by mati

Our homepage has two new useful features we'd like to point out to our users.

  1. You can now view and remove Files shared via HTTP File Upload (XEP-0363) comfortably in your browser.
  2. You can now view all current client connections for your account here.
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Gateway down

Dec. 15, 2016, 3:08 p.m. by mati

Update. We're back online. In total, we were unavailable for about four hours.

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We are back!

Nov. 18, 2016, 9:59 a.m. by mati

Due multiple unprovoked DDOS attacks, our entire service was offline for almost a week. We are very sorry about such an extended downtime, especially since we take such great care to provide a reliable service to our users. Since our homepage was also affected, let us remind you of our Twitter handle and Facebook page, which are especially useful in such circumstances.

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Network problems due to DDOS-Attack

Oct. 27, 2016, 11:39 a.m. by mati

Since Tuesday night, we suffer from network connection issues. We have finally found out the reason for that. Because of a massive DDOS attack on our server our provider was forced to block our IP Address.

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RSS feeds are back. And they brought Atom feeds with them.

Sept. 24, 2016, 8:03 p.m. by mati

If you want to follow updates about via RSS feeds, you can now do so again here. We also implemented an Atom feeds here. Please contact us if you have any problems.

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Homepage updates, server restart and mcabber packages

Sept. 23, 2016, 11:01 a.m. by mati

We now have a ChangeLog for our homepage and offer mcabber packages for Debian/Ubuntu users. We also had to restart our server on Wednesday.

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Certificate fingerprints updates

Sept. 13, 2016, 4:17 p.m. by mati

We will no longer publish fingerprints/hashes for our certificates. This has become to much maintenance work with our transition to Let's Encrypt. This mainly affects you, if you use Gajim.

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Welcome to our new homepage!

Sept. 3, 2016, 1:55 p.m. by mati

As you can probably see, we have a new homepage. The old homepage (based on Drupal 7) was slow and unresponsive and hard to extend with XMPP based functionality. Drupal 7 is an incredibly flexible software allowing you to do almost everything with it - but we only used a minor part of that functionality anyway.

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