Can nginx use with IM server?

merlin corey merlincorey at
Thu Dec 17 23:28:36 MSK 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 6:21 PM, Danny Trinh
<dtrinh at> wrote:
> Hello group,
> I'm using nginx as reverse proxy for many web sites. Now I want to use
> nginx as reverse proxy for IM servers also. I just have some questions:
> - Can nginx use for IM system as reverse proxy?
> - If yes, does anyone setup successful? Please share, if you don't mind.
> Thanks,
> Danny Trinh
> Linux Admin
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If your IM system works over HTTP then it should be doable.  The only
other protocols supported I believe currently are SMTP, POP, and IMAP,
HTTP and the *S varieties with SSL support compiled in.

Good luck,

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