[jdev] Connecting to a ejabberd server installed in a AWS linux instance using Pidgin

Vaibhav Ranglani ranglani.vaibhav at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 11:56:07 UTC 2017


@Abhishek,

In your AWS account add a LoadBalancer in front of your ec2 instance.

Also allow TCP traffic on ports 5222 and 5223 to flow through and forward
to ec2 instance.

Configure your ec2 security group to allow incoming traffic only from your
load balancer.

Regards
Vaibhav



On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 5:11 PM, Abhishek Ranjan <abhishek at blacklightsw.com>
wrote:

> Thank you for the reply Vaibhav.
>
> I actually just solved the issue.
>
> The problem was that in the AWS server instance -> security groups
>
> I just needed to add support for xmpp messages to flow. I just allowed the
> traffic to flow and All protocols to be used(as there isn't any option for
> XMPP protocol specifically) and tried to connect from Pidgin and the
> connection was made.
>
> Thanks for the reply.
>
> Regards
>
> Abhishek Ranjan
>
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> On April 21, 2017 at 4:55 PM Vaibhav Ranglani <ranglani.vaibhav at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Are the ports exposed and are you using the correct url to connect to your
> xmpp server?
>
> Regards
> Vaibhav
>
> On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 4:20 PM, Abhishek Ranjan <
> abhishek at blacklightsw.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I am a xmpp noob. I have installed ejabberd over a linux instance in AWS
> server. I wanted to connect to this server using a client named Pidgin. I
> have created a new user on ejabberd on the AWS server. But when I am using
> this user to connect to the ejabberd on AWS server I am not able to connect
> it.
>
> Anyone having any idea how to go about it?
>
> Regards,
>
> Abhishek Ranjan
>
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