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wireapp / wire-server


๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ Wire back-end services



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This repository is part of the source code of Wire. You can find more information at or by contacting

You can find the published source code at

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Wire server

This repository contains the source code for the Wire server. It contains all libraries and services necessary to run Wire.

Exact description on how to build the different services is coming up soon. Self hosting and federation is on our long term roadmap.

See more in "Open sourcing Wire server code".

Content of the repository

This repository contains:

  • services
    • nginz: Public API Reverse Proxy
    • galley: Conversations
    • brig: Accounts
    • gundeck: Push Notification Hub
    • cannon: WebSocket Push Notifications
    • cargohold: Asset Storage
    • proxy: 3rd Party API Integration
  • libs: Shared libraries

Architecture Overview

The following diagram gives a high-level outline of the (deployment) architecture of the components that make up a Wire Server as well as the main internal and external dependencies between components.


Communication between internal components is currently not guarded by dedicated authentication or encryption and is assumed to be confined to a private network.


  • Documentation on development
  • Build and deployment options