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    Default Using ejabberd as messaging service with zimbra.

    I've migrating my friends office from exchange to zimbra with this famous instruction:
    http://www.zimbra.com/blog/archives/..._admin_ui.html

    Then I just realize exchange's members can send instant message each other using msn messenger.

    I got a clue using jabberd 2.0 to achieve that:
    LDAP Jabber - ZimbraWiki

    But i'm using debian etch as server which only provide jabberd 1.4.3-3.3, no auth ldap support.

    So I try using ejabberd:
    LDAP auth failed | ejabberd

    And this is the configuration that works with the famous instruction :-D :
    % For LDAP authentication use these lines instead of above one:
    {auth_method, ldap}.
    {ldap_servers, ["gregzimbra1.zimbra.com"]}. % List of LDAP servers
    {ldap_uidattr, "uid"}. % LDAP attribute that holds user ID
    {ldap_base, "ou=people,dc=gregzimbra1,dc=zimbra,dc=com"}. % Search base of LDAP directory
    {ldap_rootdn, "uid=zimbra,cn=admins,cn=zimbra"}. % LDAP manager
    {ldap_password, "test123"}. % Password to LDAP manager
    I'm using gaim/pidgin as client:
    Screen name: risiyanto
    Server: gregzimbra1.zimbra.com

    Advanced:
    activate "Allow plaintext auth",
    connect port: 5222,
    connect server: gregzimbra1.zimbra.com

    And now, zimbra's members can send instant message each other.

    Hope this help when your client asking for instant messaging service with zimbra.

    p.s.
    instruction above is free translation from:
    Menggunakan ejabberd sebagai messenger server di zimbra - Laporan Aris

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    Default how to use ejabberd in zimbra

    Hi,
    nice to know you can do the messaging in zimbra. Do you have any detail website that I can study on how to do it, because I dont really understand on how to implement it.
    Regards,
    Ahmad Yasir Rosdy

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