Use the REST API plugin

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 REST API plugin on Openfire follow the next steps:

  • Log in to the Openfire Administration Panel.

  • Install the REST API plugin as explained in the instructions.

  • Browse to the “Server -> Server Settings -> REST API” menu item. Mark “Enabled - REST API requests will be processed” and click the “Save Settings” button.

    Openfire plugin installation

Once you have installed and enabled the API REST plugin you will be able to send API requests to the Openfire Server.

Find out more about how to send API requests to Openfire using API REST plugin.

Last modification April 8, 2020