ejabberd v22.05 Release Notes

  • Core

    • C2S: Don't expect that socket will be available in c2s_terminated hook
    • Event handling process hook tracing
    • Guard against erlang:system_info(logical_processors) not always returning a number
    • domain_balancing: Allow for specifying type only, without specifying component_number

    MQTT

    • ➕ Add TLS certificate authentication for MQTT connections
    • 🛠 Fix login when generating client id, keep connection record (#3593)
    • 🛠 Pass property name as expected in mqtt_codec (fixes login using MQTT 5)
    • 👌 Support MQTT subscriptions spread over the cluster (#3750)

    MUC

    • Attach meta field with real jid to mucsub subscription events
    • 🖐 Handle user removal
    • Stop empty MUC rooms 30 seconds after creation
    • default_room_options: Update options configurable
    • subscribe_room_many_max_users: New option in mod_muc_admin

    mod_conversejs

    • 👌 Improved options to support @HOST@ and auto values
    • 🔧 Set auth and register options based on ejabberd configuration
    • conversejs_options: New option
    • conversejs_resources: New option

    PubSub

    • mod_pubsub: Allow for limiting item_expire value
    • mod_pubsub: Unsubscribe JID on whitelist removal
    • node_pep: Add config-node and multi-items features (#3714)

    SQL

    • 👌 Improve compatibility with various db engine versions
    • 🔀 Sync old-to-new schema script with reality (#3790)
    • ✅ Slight improvement in MSSQL testing support, but not yet complete

    Other Modules

    • auth_jwt: Checking if an user is active in SM for a JWT authenticated user (#3795)
    • mod_configure: Implement Get List of Registered/Online Users from XEP-0133
    • mod_host_meta: New module to serve host-meta files, see XEP-0156
    • mod_mam: Store all mucsub notifications not only message notifications
    • mod_ping: Delete ping timer if resource is gone after the ping has been sent
    • mod_ping: Don't send ping if resource is gone
    • mod_push: Fix notifications for pending sessions (XEP-0198)
    • mod_push: Keep push session ID on session resume
    • mod_shared_roster: Adjust special group cache size
    • mod_shared_roster: Normalize JID on unset_presence (#3752)
    • mod_stun_disco: Fix parsing of IPv6 listeners

    Dependencies

    • 👍 autoconf: Supported from 2.59 to the new 2.71
    • ⚡️ fast_tls: Update to 1.1.14 to support OpenSSL 3
    • ⚡️ jiffy: Update to 1.1.1 to support Erlang/OTP 25.0-rc1
    • ⚡️ luerl: Update to 1.0.0, now available in hex.pm
    • lager: This dependency is used only when Erlang is older than 22
    • ⚡️ rebar2: Updated binary to work from Erlang/OTP 22 to 25
    • ⚡️ rebar3: Updated binary to work from Erlang/OTP 22 to 25
    • ⚡️ make update: Fix when used with rebar 3.18

    Compile

    • 🚀 mix release: Copy include/ files for ejabberd, deps and otp, in mix.exs
    • 🚀 rebar3 release: Fix ERTS path in ejabberdctl
    • 🔧 configure.ac: Set default ejabberd version number when not using git
    • 🚚 mix.exs: Move some dependencies as optional
    • 🚀 mix.exs: No need to use Distillery, Elixir has built-in support for OTP releases (#3788)
    • 🐧 tools/make-binaries: New script for building Linux binaries
    • 🏗 tools/make-installers: New script for building command line installers

    Start

    • 🆕 New make relive similar to ejabberdctl live without installing
    • ejabberdctl: Fix some warnings detected by ShellCheck
    • ejabberdctl: Mention in the help: etop, ping and started/stopped
    • 🔊 make rel: Switch to paths: conf/, database/, logs/
    • mix.exs: Add -boot and -boot_var in ejabberdctl instead of adding vm.args
    • tools/captcha.sh: Fix some warnings detected by ShellCheck

    Commands

    • Accept more types of ejabberdctl commands arguments as JSON-encoded
    • delete_old_mam_messages_batch: New command with rate limit
    • delete_old_messages_batch: New command with rate limit
    • get_room_occupants_number: Don't request the whole MUC room state (#3684, #1964)
    • 👍 get_vcard: Add support for MUC room vCard
    • oauth_revoke_token: Add support to work with all backends
    • room_unused_*: Optimize commands in SQL by reusing created_at
    • rooms_unused_...: Let get_all_rooms handle global argument (#3726)
    • stop|restart: Terminate ejabberd_sm before everything else to ensure sessions closing (#3641)
    • subscribe_room_many: New command

    🌐 Translations

    • ⚡️ Updated Catalan
    • ⚡️ Updated French
    • ⚡️ Updated German
    • ⚡️ Updated Portuguese
    • ⚡️ Updated Portuguese (Brazil)
    • ⚡️ Updated Spanish

    Workflows

    • 🔊 CI: Publish CT logs and Cover on failure to an external GH Pages repo
    • ✅ CI: Test shell scripts using ShellCheck (#3738)
    • 🏗 Container: New workflow to build and publish containers
    • 🚀 Installers: Add job to create draft release
    • 🏗 Installers: New workflow to build binary packages
    • ✅ Runtime: New workflow to test compilation, rel, starting and ejabberdctl