How to install Openfire in Linux server

Openfire is a real time collaboration (RTC) server licensed under the Open Source Apache License. It uses the only widely adopted open protocol for instant messaging, XMPP (also called Jabber). Openfire is incredibly easy to setup and administer, but offers rock-solid security and performance.

This artcle explains the steps to install and configure openfire in a linux server.

Step1: Configure Java by follwing the instructions in the below url

http://techies-world.com/configuring-java-in-linux/

Step2: Download the latest version of openfire package

#wget http://download.igniterealtime.org/openfire/openfire-4.0.2-1.i386.rpm

Step3: Install the downloaded package

rpm -ivh openfire-4.0.2-1.i386.rpm

Step4: Start openfire service

#/etc/init.d/openfire start

Step5: Take the url http://ipaddress:9090 in browser and follow the instructions in it

That's all........

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