[ejabberd] Alternate authentication for BOSH clients?

Arne Claassen arne at getorganyzd.com
Sat May 30 00:51:28 MSD 2009


But doesn't that mean that the user is than anonymous? I would like  
users to be signed in with their actual account so that they are  
properly represented in chat and can receive messages.

arne

On May 29, 2009, at 1:47 PM, Paul Kinlan wrote:

> Hi,
>
> You can use SASL authentication you have to set up ejabberd to use  
> anonymouse sasl auth, we use it in http://www.vooices.us using a  
> version jQuery.bosh.js that I modified (http://github.com/PaulKinlan/jquery-bosh/tree/master 
> ).
>
> I believe strophe.js supports SASL too, and also it allows you to  
> construct iq messages - which jQuery.bosh.js doesnt (unless you use  
> another version that I have modified).
>
> Paul.
>
> 2009/5/29 Arne Claassen <arne at getorganyzd.com>
> I'm sorry if this has been covered before, but i'm looking into  
> automatically logging users on our site into the our ejabberd server  
> when they visit a page using a bosh client. I have an authenticated  
> session in the browser and know their user name and jid, but i don't  
> want to have a non-secure web page deliver the password to the bosh  
> component for login. I'd prefer to let it either use a one-time key  
> or pass on the web session key. But at the same time, users should  
> still be able to log in with an Xmpp Client and their user/pass. Is  
> there a hook in ejabberd for that can either call a webservice for  
> authentication, or do i need a custom module? I figure others using  
> ejabberd for presence on their website must have run into this  
> before. Any pointers would be appreciated.
>
> arne
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