Create Your Own Instant Messaging/Chat Server Using “Openfire” in Linux

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93 Responses

  1. manikumar says:

    Hi,

    I have a list of contacts in open fire server, but in client app its not showing the lists??

  2. abhishek says:

    hello,
    how can we integrate Openfire using php. can you share hare any url or code.

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Abhishek,

      Openfire is based application, and I think yes you can integrate it with any PHP script, I suggest you to go through the Openfire integration documentation..

  3. erwin says:

    I keep getting this error when starting openfire

    “PID file /var/run/openfire.pid not readable (yet?) after start.”
    “Failed to start SYSV: Openfire is an XMPP server, which is a server that facilitates XML based communication, such as chat..”

  4. Jatin Gupta says:

    When I am trying to install spark, the error is coming “bamboo user does not exist” . how to resolve this ?

  5. Aman shukla says:

    I want to use the client server on fine and want to access from my android phone
    Please suggest me client server app for android
    Alternate of spark

    • Vimalraj R says:

      Hello, i have successfully installed server able to login via admin console but while trying to login from sprak to server it says invalid username & password. I tried multiple users same error.

      Please suggest me @984044991 / redhatvimal@gmail.com

      • Ravi Saive says:

        @Vimalraj,

        Have you entered correct openfire sever details? have you created the user in openfire? please check these things..

  6. Abhilash says:

    I have successfully configured openfire server . It is working fine with spark .

    Now I want to give an option on my website to enable chat for the users . Is there any way to integrate spark in website ( if they have some web based version) or any alternate solution for this ?

  7. Sanjeevi says:

    I integrated open fire with windows Active directory but after change the password of domain user it is not effect in client messenger spark please suggest to me how to resolve the issue.

  8. jidendra says:

    When i setup file , then forget password . how to get password ?

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