Zimbra Talk/Activate uxf-chat addon for mobile clients on Zimbra-Talk


[BETA] Activate uxf-chat addon for mobile clients on Zimbra-Talk

   KB 23087        Last updated on 10/31/2016  




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Incident description

Activate uxf-chat addon for mobile clients on Zimbra-Talk

Resolution description

Talk Application

On the Talk Server run the next commands

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install vnctalk-uxf-chat 
sudo service nginx restart

The package vnctalk-uxf-chat is currently only available in the preview repository.

Zimbra-Server

Log into Zimbra server (zimbra-proxy in multi-server environment) and become user zimbra:

sudo su - zimbra

Open the file /opt/zimbra/conf/nginx/templates/nginx.conf.web.https.default.template and add below the existing location

location ^~ /VNCMiddleware
{
proxy_cache off;
proxy_read_timeout 500s;
proxy_pass_header Cookie;
proxy_pass    http://$TalkServerIP:8080/VNCMiddleware;
}
...


these new locations:

location ^~ /uxftalk
{   
proxy_cache off;
proxy_read_timeout 500s;
proxy_pass_header Cookie;
proxy_pass      https://$TalkServerIP:8081/uxftalk;
}   
location ^~ /uxflogout
{
add_header Set-Cookie 'AUTH_TOKEN_TYPE="";Version=1;Path=/;Expires=Thu, 01-Jan-1970 00:00:00 GMT;Max-Age=0';
add_header Set-Cookie 'ZM_TEST=true;Secure';
add_header Set-Cookie 'ZM_AUTH_TOKEN="";Version=1;Path=/;Expires=Thu, 01-Jan-1970 00:00:00 GMT;Max-Age=0';
add_header Set-Cookie 'JSESSIONID="";Version=1;Path=/;Expires=Thu, 01-Jan-1970 00:00:00 GMT;Max-Age=0';
add_header Content-Length 0;
return 204;
}

Note: Replace $TalkServerIP with the actual IP of your zimbra-talk application server. save the modifications to the file, apply template and restart nginx:

/opt/zimbra/libexec/zmproxyconfgen
zmproxyctl restart

To use the uxf-chat on you mobile device login to <$ZimbraURL>/uxftalk

Reasons and prerequisites

The uxfchat is currently in Beta, and only available in the preview-repostitory: deb [arch=amd64] https://previewpackages.vnc.biz/apt trusty testing


Zimbra Talk

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Latest Version: 2.3

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Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.6 Date Created: 26/04/2016
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Zimbra_Talk/Activate_uxf-chat_addon_for_mobile_clients_on_Zimbra-Talk Date Modified: 10/31/2016



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Wiki/KB reviewed by Jorge SME2 Copyeditor Last edit by Jorge de la Cruz
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