Welcome to Zion Software's JBuddy XMPP Gateway product. JBuddy XMPP Gateway adds public IM (AIM, ICQ, MSN, Yahoo) and Enterprise IM (Lotus Sametime and Microsoft LCS/OCS) connectivity to XEP-0114 compatible XMPP and Jabber servers.

FREE License Limits

JBuddy XMPP Gateway comes with a FREE limited-use license. This FREE license intentionally limits the functionality of the product and is intended for small workgroups or pilot evaluation only. For the purposes of this product and license, a chat session is defined as an IM conversation between two IM clients with less than 15 minutes of inactivity during the exchange of messages between them. The following limits are built into the FREE limited-use license:

Installation Notes

JBuddy XMPP Gateway Requirements

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; used for xmpp gateways (xmpp transports)
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_xmpp-server._tcp.aim.your.com. 86400 IN SRV 0 5 5269 xmppserver.your.com.
_xmpp-server._tcp.icq.your.com. 86400 IN SRV 0 5 5269 xmppserver.your.com.
_xmpp-server._tcp.msn.your.com. 86400 IN SRV 0 5 5269 xmppserver.your.com.
_xmpp-server._tcp.yahoo.your.com. 86400 IN SRV 0 5 5269 xmppserver.your.com.
_xmpp-server._tcp.sametime.your.com. 86400 IN SRV 0 5 5269 xmppserver.your.com.
_xmpp-server._tcp.lcs.your.com. 86400 IN SRV 0 5 5269 xmppserver.your.com.
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xmppserver.your.com is the fully qualified domain name of your xmpp server.
your.com is your domain for your xmpp server.

Using the above DNS SRV records, your XMPP server would advertise your xmpp gateways as aim.your.com, icq.your.com, msn.your.com, yahoo.your.com, sametime.your.com, and lcs.your.com.

Installation Location

JBuddy XMPP Gateways can be installed on any Java 1.5+ enbaled server that can connect directly to the internet or through a SOCKS 4 or 5 proxy or HTTP/S proxy. Additionaly the server which hosts the JBuddy XMPP Gateways must be able to connect to the XEP 0114 enabled XMPP server on the specified gateway port
NOTE Uninstalling Steps below.

Files to be Installed

JBuddy XMPP Gateway installs the following files:

Core classes and property files:

XMPP Gateway Config files:
JBuddy XMPP Gateway Documentation: Javadocs XMPP Gateway API: Executables:


On Windows, be sure to stop the XMPPGateway service, then proceed with instructions.
On *nix environments, stop the XMPP Gateway process using the start/stop script and then proceed with instructions.
Double click the executable uninstall.jar or from a command shell, type java -jar Uninstaller\uninstall.jar

Support Contact Information

Please direct all JBuddy XMPP Gateway support questions to jbuddy-support@zion.com

JBuddy is a trademark of Zion Software, LLC. AIM, ICQ and AOL Instant Messenger Service are service marks of America Online, Inc. MSN Messenger is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Yahoo Messenger is a registered trademark of Yahoo! Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.