Chat server

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope
chat server

A chat server is a computer dedicated to providing the processing power to handle and maintain chatting and it users. For example, there are thousands of dedicated servers set up for IRC, each of these servers are considered a chat server.

Examples of chat servers

Many chat servers are available for creating a customized online chat room. Below are a few of the more popular examples.

IRC chat servers

XMPP chat servers

  • Openfire - Openfire is a RTC (real time collaboration) server that uses XMPP (also called Jabber). Openfire is incredibly easy to set up and administer, but offers rock solid security and performance.

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