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In times of blackboxed/centralized/clouded "Instand Messagig" services with possibly bad security/encryption like WhatsApp & co. I would like to use my own Instand Messaging Service with data hold encrypted on my own Server. Here is the way I do it.
As an snartphone app for this service I suggest the App called "Conversations"
If you want to use this solution you need the following howto(s) finished:
The Hostname(s) of the Server
- "example.com" - "silent-gabosh.example.com"
SSL-Encryption Chat Clients
starttls: true certfile: "/etc/ssl/example.com/example.com.pem"
tls: true certfile: "/etc/ssl/example.com/example.com.pem"
SSL-Encryption other Jabber Servers
s2s_certfile: "/etc/ssl/example.com/example.com.pem" s2s_use_starttls: required
auth_method: internalAfter change
auth_method: pam pam_service: "login"
admin: user: - "admin": "example.com"
For starting the new service after system reboot you should add it to a runlevel with the following command(s):
rc-update add ejabberd
Please send a feedback to: doc<at>gabosh.netHowto listing
Here you can find the official Gentoo Linux Forums where you can find a lot of answers.
Here a link to the official Gentoo Linux Homepage.