[ejabberd] problem with jabber servers

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu May 8 23:47:32 MSD 2008

On 05/08/2008 1:39 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On 05/08/2008 1:30 PM, Sean Dilda wrote:
>> Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>>> IMHO SRV records are never strictly required -- you can always fall back
>>> on an A or AAAA record lookup and try port 5269.
>> I wish that were true, but there are some notable cases where that isn't 
>> the fact:
>> [sean at svartalfheim ~]$ telnet gmail.com 5269
>> Trying
> OK, except Google... ;-)

What I meant originally was: does Google require your domain to have SRV
records in order to connect? I don't think so. Clearly if your server
software doesn't support SRV lookups you won't be able to connect to
Google Talk, but that's a separate issue.


Peter Saint-Andre

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