Installing Jappix on our little baby XMPP server is a very quick win in a lot of ways. In one hit we get a web-based front end to registration so we can eventually disable/redirect In-Band Registration if we want, we get a basic web presence we can refer people to, and we get a known-working XMPP client to refer end-users with difficulties to for sanity checking.
I was originally going to write a post on setting up Jappix before covering MUC configuration, but changed my mind. It’ll be good to have a working chat room to join when we test Jappix, and there are some other components and services we need to revisit DNS for around then, so let’s avoid doing that part twice and just get our conferences up.
This article is part of an ongoing series of posts, there’s an index here. I was originally going to make this post about SRV records and SSL certificates at this point, but StartSSL won’t issue me a certificate for chinwag.im until the domain is older than three days (at the time of writing it’s only … [Read more …]
This article is part of an ongoing series of posts, there’s an index here. Environment I’ve started with Ubuntu 14.04 as the platform for this project, mainly due to it having a good selection of the packages we’ll need at suitable versions, and it’s a well-tested option for the software we’ll be deploying. I have registered … [Read more …]