Install plugins

Before running the commands shown on this page, you should load the Bitnami stack environment by executing the installdir/use_APPNAME script (Linux and MacOS) or by clicking the shortcut in the Start Menu under “Start -> Bitnami APPNAME Stack -> Application console” (Windows). On OS X VMs, the installation directory is /opt/bitnami and OS X VM users can click the “Open Terminal” button to run commands. Learn more about the Bitnami stack environment and about OS X VMs.

To enable a plugin in Openfire follow the steps below:

  • Log in to the Openfire Administration Panel.

  • Browse to the “Plugins -> Available Plugins” menu item.

    Openfire plugin installation

  • Once you find the plugin you are looking for in the list, click the “Install” button to download and install it.

    Openfire plugin installation

  • Once the plugin is installed, you will able to use it unless the plugin requires further steps to configure it.

You can later on delete the plugin you installed if you wish. You just have to browse to “Plugins -> Plugins”, find your plugin in the list and click the “delete” button.

Openfire plugin installation

You can also install a plugin by uploading the .jar plugin file directly. You just have to browse to “Plugins -> Plugins”, choose your .jar file and upload it.

Openfire plugin installation

Find out more about Openfire’s plugins.

Last modification April 8, 2020