[nSLUG] chat server for small office?

Paul B wes902 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 16:50:04 AST 2010

Openfire, XMPP protocol, feature rich and easy to manage.


On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 4:45 PM, Stephen Gregory <nslug at kernelpanic.ca> wrote:
> At my work we are going to install a chat server for about a dozen
> people. Currently people are using a mix of Google Talk and MSN. My
> first inclination is to install an irc server.
> Should I install something else instead?
> We don't need a full on "collaboration server." Just easy chat. We need
> something that has both Linux and Windows clients. The server will only
> run on our intranet and doesn't need to connect to other servers or
> networks. Open source is preferred.
> If I do go with and irc server which one should I use? I would prefer to
> install one that is packaged for Debian/Lenny. From a quick search I see
> about 8 or so in the Debian repositories.
> --
> sg
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