[ejabberd] problem with jabber servers

Jeff McAdams jeffm at iglou.com
Thu May 8 23:57:33 MSD 2008


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 64.233.161.83...
> 
> OK, except Google... ;-)

And appriss.com and iglou.com and many other places where its infeasible
to run an XMPP server on the system that has the FQDN the same as the
XMPP servername.
-- 
Jeff McAdams
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a
little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
                                       -- Benjamin Franklin

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