This is the news blogger for the instant messaging service and related website.

  • Changes to Mail Service

    Tags: mail, webmail

    Default quota has been increased from 100 MiBs to 1 GiB, it's possible to request additional SMTP/IMAP/POP3/MAPI/Card or CALDav/SyncML service access free of charge. more

  • Conversations users should change their password

    Due to the implementation of SCRAM-SHA-256, who uses Conversations may find theirselves unable to login because SHA-256 credentials keysets are missing in their account store, to rectify that all … more

  • Server Instability 24/09/2018

    The server instability caused by SCRAM-SHA1-PLUS implementation breakage is resolved, deeply sorry for the inconvenience at least the server is now more secure by supporting TLS channel binding, that … more

  • Issue with Case Sensivity in Password Reset

    I today found out a problem with case sensivity in the password reset code of Metronome which possibly prevented users from changing their password on, the related code was patched and … more

  • Unexpected Downtime 18/08 2GMT+1 - 7GMT+1

    Tags: xmpp, downtime

    The VPS unexpectedly crashed, we're still investigating on the causes but looks like a problem on the guest machine, we rebooted it as soon as we realised it was down.

    Apologies for the … more

  • GDPR countermeasures enabled

    Tags: im, gdpr, mod_gdpr, metronome

    The coming in effect of GDPR, forced us to employ some measures to become at least partially compliant. What we deployed mainly affects s2s communication, and if you want to contact remote entities … more

  • Metronome IM v3.7.22 improvements

    Tags: xmpp, metronome, omemo, csi

    Metronome, the xmpp server of, will now support all important suggested features by mobile clients like Conversations that previously weren't supported:

    Full support of OMEMO in PEP … more