Matrix Synapse

Version: 1.13.0
Required memory: 512MB
Last updated 19 May 2020


What's new

  • Update Synapse to 1.13.0
  • [Full changelog](https://github.com/matrix-org/synapse/releases/tag/v1.13.0)
  • Set Referrer-Policy header to no-referrer on media downloads. (#7009)
  • Admin API POST /_synapse/admin/v1/join/ to join users to a room like auto_join_rooms for creation of users. (#7051)
  • Add options to prevent users from changing their profile or associated 3PIDs. (#7096)
  • Allow server admins to define and enforce a password policy (MSC2000). (#7118)
  • Improve the support for SSO authentication on the login fallback page. (#7152, #7235)
  • Always whitelist the login fallback in the SSO configuration if public_baseurl is set. (#7153)
  • Admin users are no longer required to be in a room to create an alias for it. (#7191)
  • Require admin privileges to enable room encryption by default. This does not affect existing rooms. (#7230)


Description

This app packages Synapse 1.13.0.

This package only provides the Matrix backend. A variety of clients are available here. Riot is a popular web frontend for Matrix and is available as a separate app.

Matrix is an ambitious new ecosystem for open federated Instant Messaging and VoIP.

Matrix

Matrix specifies a set of pragmatic RESTful HTTP JSON APIs as an open standard, which handle:

  • Creating and managing fully distributed chat rooms with no single points of control or failure
  • Eventually-consistent cryptographically secure synchronisation of room state across a global open network of federated servers and services
  • Sending and receiving extensible messages in a room with (optional) end-to-end encryption[1]
  • Inviting, joining, leaving, kicking, banning room members
  • Managing user accounts (registration, login, logout)
  • Using 3rd Party IDs (3PIDs) such as email addresses, phone numbers, Facebook accounts to authenticate, identify and discover users on Matrix.
  • Placing 1:1 VoIP and Video calls

Synapse

Synapse is a reference "homeserver" implementation of Matrix from the core development team at matrix.org, written in Python/Twisted.


Install Matrix Synapse in a few minutes on your server with Cloudron. To install Cloudron first, follow our setup steps.