No more registration via client on

March 11, 2015, 2:32 p.m. by mati

Starting today, registration for is only possible via . "In-Band Registration" (registration directly from within your client) is no longer possible. This also means that we now require your email address for your registration. ... read more

Upcoming changes

Feb. 25, 2015, 8:33 p.m. by mati

We will make a few updates to (and . Each change will be separately announced, but we are announcing them here in advance so you have a chance to comment (either below, via Twitter or on Facebook).

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Update to ejabberd 14.12 - Registration temporarily disabled.

Dec. 23, 2014, 10:31 p.m. by mati

Update. <. Registration works again. We had a few troubles these paste few days as mentioned on twitter and Facebook already. ... read more

Improved connectivity through firewalls for

Dec. 12, 2014, 10:06 a.m. by mati

We have just enabled an additional SRV record that enables users to connect via port 443 (what HTTPS typically uses). . This should greatly improve connectivity if you are behind a restrictive firewall that blocks "non-standard" ports like port 5222 that Jabber/XMPP uses. ... read more

DIGEST-MD5: Gone for good - No more clear-text passwords!

Nov. 24, 2014, 7:24 p.m. by mati

Sine November 15, we have received only a single complaint from a user that was no longer able to connect to our server and this user wasn't able to name the client. . So we've decided that DIGEST-MD5 is gone for good. ... read more

November 15: Deactivation of DIGEST-MD5 authentication

Nov. 11, 2014, 11:53 a.m. by mati

We will disable DIGEST-MD5 for all our domains on Saturday, November 15. DIGEST-MD5 is an old insecure authentication mechanism and the reason we still store passwords in plain text. . We don't really know how many users might be affected, so please contact us if you have any problems connecting on or after November 15. We consider this step a trial-run and might enable DIGEST-MD5 again if to many users report (unfixeable) problems. Technical background. ... read more

Homepage now on Drupal 7

Oct. 19, 2014, 7:45 a.m. by mati

This homepage has been updated to Drupal 7. . We are sure there will be some problems. ... read more

New host:

Oct. 10, 2014, 1:29 p.m. by mati

We are proud to announce that we now serve yes another hostname. . ... read more

New host:

Sept. 14, 2014, 12:46 p.m. by mati

We are proud to announce that we now also serve another hostname. . ... read more

New TLS certificates on Monday, 2014-09-01

Aug. 30, 2014, 10:02 a.m. by mati

Our TLS certificates for and expire on September 5th, 2014. New certificates are created and will be deployed on Monday, September 1st, 2014. Checksums for all certificates are provided here in case you want to verify the validity of the new certificates:
  • (via Jabber/XMPP). <.
    • md5: 1C:C4:A2:72:8A:7F:49:E5:1C:B9:CB:DB:03:64:28:AC
    • sha1: F0:00:FC:8F:9E:DB:CF:D2:CB:F0:3E:BE:C0:69:A5:92:8E:23:39:7B
    • sha256: C8:AF:DD:00:38:1E:13:BD:00:0C:28:CE:13:CE:27:28:41:17:A0:1B:92:CF:19:8D:2F:64:C5:C6:E7:4C:36:E0
    • sha512: 0A:E8:B0:8F:45:7B:80:13:09:0C:F7:11:8A:D4:54:66:77:A0:80:0A:42:03:D0:7D:AA:C5:38:52:CC:BE:60:E3: 4E:57:8F:E4:BB:E7:E4:76:F1:B0:5A:0C:BE:07:12:56:F1:0C:F5:1E:8D:91:ED:A7:0E:2F:F8:EA:DB:19:7E:C2
  • (via HTTPS).
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