How to integrate Thunderbird with openfire using xmpp for chat
We have already covered in our previous articles, how to install Openfire server, Openfire Upgrade, Openfire Migration & install Spark IM client in Linux Environment. Here i’m going to explain, step’s to integrate Thunderbird with openfire using xmpp for chat. Its very amazing future.
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Click the chat icon on your thunderbird and its shows below message.
You haven’t set up a chat account yet.
Let Thunderbird guide you through the process of setting up your chat account.
Click Get Started
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Here you need to enter your Username which was created in openfire server and also add your openfire server installation url, like below. And hit NEXT button.
My User Name in Opefire Server : mageshm
Openfire Server Installation URL is : chat.2daygeek.com
User Name should be : [email protected]
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Here you can add Alias and its optional. And XMPP option you need to mention the openfire server installation url and hit NEXT button.
Make sure, you should allow the required port number on your firewall (5222,5223)
5222 – The standard port for clients to connect to the server without encryption
5223 – The standard port for clients to connect to the server with encryption
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In Add Security Exception window >> Enter your openfire installed url (if you didn’t use the ssl certificate then remove the s) >> Get_Certificate
If it’s verified the certificate then tick Permanently store this exception and hit >> Confirm Security Exception.
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I have another user called magesh.muthu and i’m going to login this user using Spark IM Client and give a request to mageshm user. See the below screen shot. i’m getting request from magesh.muthu user. I want to Allow that user request to do further chat.
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See the below screen shot, i’m doing chat with magesh.muthu user using thunderbird mail client.
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