XMPP, Pidgin and Openfire: Capturing a message packet

This weekend Pritam sir and I sat again to nail the problem of hacking chat messages from Openfire server. As expected, we started afresh (our failing memories :D). Here are the takeaways: Our pidgin client (version 2.10) could not connect (error: Not authorized). Add your buddy carefully. Username/ password, domain (IP address of hosting Openfire…

XMPP, Openfire and Pidgin: A weekend buffet

My friend Pritam and I have embarked on a small walk to chat-world. The objects are XMPP based Openfire, and Pidgin. Our objective is to create a XMPP based private chat server that we would later host on a private IP. We plan to develop a plugin for customized behavior of server towards a client.…

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