Enable Notifications over Jabber
YouTrack lets you interact with Jabber client applications over XMPP. When Jabber notifications are enabled, users can receive notifications directly in a Jabber client application. Each user can manage whether they receive notifications over Jabber or through another channel.
To enable notifications over Jabber:
In the Server Settings section of the Administration menu, select General Settings.
In the Notifications section, select the Enable option for Jabber.
Additional input fields for the Jabber configuration are shown.
For the Configuration setting, select Custom.
Additional settings for connecting to an external Jabber service are shown.
Enter the following values in the input fields:
Enter the address of the Jabber server.
Jabber server port
Enter the port used for XMPP communication. The default port is
Jabber service name
If required, enter the name of the Jabber service. Otherwise, leave this field empty.
Click the Save button.
YouTrack confirms that the settings were updated.
Users who have enabled notifications over Jabber can receive notifications in this channel.
To test the connection:
Click the Send test Jabber message button.
The Test Jabber dialog opens.
Enter the Jabber account of a recipient in the Jabber server. You can use your own account, or the account of another known user.
Click the Send button.
YouTrack sends a test message to the Jabber account. If the setup is configured correctly, YouTrack confirms that the message was sent successfully.