[ejabberd] problem with jabber servers

Pedro Melo melo at simplicidade.org
Fri May 9 13:40:15 MSD 2008


On May 8, 2008, at 8:39 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 64.233.161.83...
>
> OK, except Google... ;-)

And SAPO and others... Really, ISP will most likely need SRV lookups.

the 'example.com' is most likely pointing to the web farm, and  
getting those guys to redirect ports to the messaging guys is not  
always possible.

Best regards,
-- 
Pedro Melo
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