Ejabberd Upgrade

June 27, 2014, 7:08 p.m. by mati

Update. The update is finally done. In total, we were less then five minutes where our server was unavailable. ... read more

Update: Server-Upgrade

May 11, 2014, 5:08 p.m. by mati

Our operating system was updated and jabber.at now runs on Debian Stable. Unfortunately the update did not go as smoothly as planned. We were unavailable for almost two hours and are still not finished. ... read more

Downtime: 2014-05-10, 9:00 due to server upgrade

April 29, 2014, 6:31 p.m. by mati

On May 10, 2014, we will be replacing our current Ubuntu 12.04 operating system installation with Debian. We have become more and more disatisfied with Ubuntu as a server operating system and are slowly switching all our servers. At the same time, we will also use the opportunity to do a major ejabberd upgrade. The new version has a different configuration format, so the switch is not as straightforward as usual. ... read more

Ende von "HTTP Polling" mit 1.1.2014

Nov. 18, 2013, 12:39 p.m. by mati

Support for HTTP Polling will end with January 1st, 2014. HTTP Polling is an old technology used to connect either via a webclient or from a normal client to circumvent a firewall. If neither applies to you, you can ignore this message. We of course still support XMPP Over BOSH, the much more sophisticated successor.

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New website for registering an account and resetting your password

Nov. 3, 2013, 7:26 p.m. by mati

We have started a small new website, to manage registrations. The website also offers you the ability to reset your password in case you loose it - something that wasn't really possible previously. If you want the ability to reset your password, please set your email address now.

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How-To: Good TLS encryption

Sept. 21, 2013, 2:33 p.m. by mati

Recently, Thijs Alkemade published a three-part blog post on "The State of TLS security on XMPP". Part 1 covers the quality of TLS encryption on client-to-server (c2s) connections, while part 2 covers server-to-server (s2s) connections (and part 3 covers clients, not of interest in this article). Thijs also graded encryption quality, and as it turns out, jabber.at was in the top-spot in encryption quality. This may give us a reason to celebrate, but it does draw a sad picture of the quality of encryption on the Jabber/XMPP network. ... read more

Downtime: August 31, 2013

Aug. 30, 2013, 9:42 p.m. by astra

Due to server migration the server will be down for some time on Saturday, August 31, 2013. We will use this time to migrate jabber.fsinf.at to another server. ... read more

Downtime on October 20, starting from 6:30am

Oct. 19, 2012, 10:10 p.m. by astra

As the building in which our servers are hosted is being renovated our network will be offline tomorrow, October 20 starting from 6:30am. There have been announced additional downtimes for Sunday, but we do not have any definitive information yet. ... read more

New SSL certificate on Sat, 8 September 2012, 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Sept. 5, 2012, 7:58 p.m. by mati

This server will receive a new SSL certificate on Sat, 8 September 2012, 12:00 p.m. (noon). An SSL certificate is used to identify the server and establish an encrypted connection between you (the client) and us (the server). ... read more

Server upgrade

Aug. 1, 2012, 5:31 p.m. by mati

We will be upgrading the operating system (from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04) of our Server within the next few hours. There may be some momentary downtime, we apologize for any inconvenience. In the mean time, you can follow any progress on our new Twitter account. . ... read more