XMPP is a federated network where different servers can have different purposes. This constructor is designed to make it easier to find a federated XMPP server in accordance with the "Acceptable use policy"
404.city designed for everyday use. The main goal of 404.city is to provide private and secure communication between friends and family, to communicate with colleagues and those with whom they already know offline. We also welcome the use of the server for educational purposes, learning and to support open programming.
We respect freedom of speech, freedom of choice, but the server not intended for use by the military.
We adhere to a policy of anti-militarism, cosmopolitanism, international unity and a policy of neutrality, which implies only the approval of the peaceful expression of political views.
Most servers do not prohibit use for millitary or radical activists, may choose any.
The server is not intended for commercial activities and cannot provide a sufficient level of service for this, however, private freelancing is unlikely to cause account blocking. Real examples of acceptable commercial uses: support IT departments, communications for circus workers, internal communications for employees of educational institutions. Commercial use of the server is limited to legal activities. The use of anonymization tools when conducting business is unacceptable.
Most servers avoid running hidden services due to a lot of abuse. If you are a darknet user, you can to choose one of the services that are focused on the darknet audience. Find XMPP provider on Directory 404
Registration from your IP is not available due to a large number of reports of abuse, bots and spam from the network you use. Try changing networks or using a server focused these networks. Find provider on Directory 404
Enter your email. The email you provided can be used to reset your password. A secret code will be sent to this address, which you can use to register
Allowed symbol in usename and password A-Z_-.0-9. Password must ≥ 12 symbols
Febuary 24, 2024: Replacement of manual selection during registration with an automatically appearing message for some visitors
Febuary 12, 2024: xmpp.404.city => j.404.city . Disabling support for XMPP old hostname xmpp.404.city to differentiate the structure of the Web and XMPP servers. The changes do not affect most users, however, if you uses bot or set hostname a manually change the XMPP hostname to j.404.city. Additional information about the country of location: Iceland. Recommended port 5223, but 5222 also available
Febuary 11, 2024: Scheduled reboot. Optimizing server performance. Unfortunately, donations are not enough to purchase a more powerful hosting plan for the long term
January 18, 2024: Upgrade ConverseJS to latest version
January 17, 2024: To reduce the load on the server, inactive accounts have been deleted. Most of the affected abandoned accounts were created before the mail verification module was created during account registration
January 9, 2024: Hosting costs have increased slightly
January 7, 2024: Renew TLS sertificate
January 1, 2024: Due to excessively high Bitcoin fees the donation period has been changed from monthly to quarterly.
January 1, 2024: Happy New Year!
Goal March: ~ $50 ● Donate: $3.8 ● Reserved: +$29
What happens if there are not enough donations? Donations above the target are reserved towards hosting fees in subsequent months, however this resource is not infinite
What are cryptocurrencies? Cryptocurrencies are international payment systems on the Internet. Satoshi Nakamoto's idea when creating Bitcoin was to give an opportunity people all over the world to own their own electrone bank or community payment system. The public key is the address to which money is send or receive. Private key is a secret key that allows you to manage funds. Blockchain is a decentralized database containing information about money in wallets. Messages are signed inside the blockchain with a private key, about which wallet and where to transfer coins
404.city is international cyberpunk community and virtual city.
Public XMPP server launched at 404.city in 2015. . Today 404 is one of the 10 largest XMPP servers in the world. The main principles of 404 are respect for private data and strict adherence to the secrecy of correspondence. Using XMPP technologies, you can independently choose your trusted messenger, encryption of correspondence and features of local storage of decrypted correspondence.
The server the server function as a message router for your messangers. The server does not store messages longer than necessary for delivery and does not allow insecure connections. 404 is a digital safe haven for cyberpunks. The main goal of 404 is digital human rights protection, counter the negative use of neural networks, mass surveillance and spy trackers, the manipulation of public opinion and political propaganda. We want humanity to have a future, a world where there is international unity regardless of borders, race and location of a person, harmony with nature, freedom of creative self-realization and the right to privacy, and scientific progress is used for the benefit of mankind , for creating social and economic justice to cure disease, prolong life and eradicate poverty and hunger. 404 city is a non-existent digital utopia city Мore >>
404.city is located in Iceland, the city of Rekjavík. Iceland is an island located in the north of the Atlantic Ocean. Iceland is an international leader in the use of renewable sources. 100% of electricity is produced from renewable sources.
XMPP username has no restrictions on the use of national encodings. The absence of restrictions allows you to create beautiful names on regional servers, but it implies features. Some characters from different alphabets look the same but have different codes. Server do not allow the creation username with cyrillic (А-Я) and other symbols similar to Latin symbols
Autodelete messages after 7 days
Your private messages and files are automatically deleted after 7 days. If for any reason you forget your password or lose access to your account, your account will also be automatically deleted
Only safe connection
Only Secure c2s connection
Server do not allow to connect to the server does not use encryption. You do not need to think about the type of your Internet connections. We discard any unencrypted connections. Only Secure s2s connection
99% of XMPP servers use encryption, but will not verify certificates server-to-server.
We use harsh methods of checking s2s connections. We do not allow the use of untrusted certificates, self-signed certificates, outdated encryption and insecure s2s dialback certificate verification
Hackers and ISP Cannot Replace DNS Response and direct you to the wrong ip-address
Anti-spam & Anti-flood
Server do not accept third party incoming messages without your approval to add to contact. The anti-spam and anti-flood protection module 'mod_block_stranges' helps to ban annoying interlocutors who uses automatically generating new XMPP addresses instead of already blocked ones
You can share with your friends archives with photos and home videos. Files are automatically deleted after 7 days
404.city since 2015. Don't forget to renew domain, certificate or hosting
Server are stored as salted hash (SCRAM and ARGON)
Support compatibility with clients Conversations and Blabber. Support for video and audio calls in XMPP
ZeroSSL™ ECC 384-bit
Strong, state-of-the-art encryption optimized to save battery power and fast connection on mobile devices. 384-bit ECC is equivalent to 7680-bit RSA or 192-bit AES [.
Reliable protection against hacking public Wi-Fi and espionage Internet providers
Most of the cases resolved by the support service do not require the participation of the help desk or the remaining small part of the notification of errors or malfunctions, some of which are fixed, and the other part cannot be fixed due to limited resources for developing the fix.
Maintaining manual documentation and FAQ
Correcting errors in the server operation or error logging
When contacting support:
Don't use message encryption
Specify the reason for contacting support
Use the same email address and feedback with you. Don't ask us to talk to another person or reply to another email address
Support service does not restore access to accounts, Forgotten passwords or lost access are not recovered in any other way than through the password reset interface. If you do not have access to your email or a messenger connected to the server, it will be impossible to reset your password.
Support service does not configure other XMPP servers. The support service does not help configury other XMPP servers. Yep, the support service creates manual with answers on how you can configure your server yourself, but configure up other servers or server-to-server communications is not the responsibility of the support service. Support will not downgrade the software or downgrade the connection security policy if for some reason your server cannot connect to the 404 server or server 404 to your server
The support service no competent to fix errors messengers . If you contact about this issue, most likely the support service will not be able to answer anything useful on your question and will redirect the developers of the messenger to the chatr.