[Standards-JIG] Why is S2S on 5269 and not 5222?

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Dec 5 19:41:04 CST 2006


Thomas Charron wrote:
> On 12/1/06, *Chris Mullins* <chris.mullins at coversant.net
> <mailto:chris.mullins at coversant.net>> wrote:
> 
>     I'm scoping some upcoming S2S work in our server, and I keep wondering
>     why S2S connections are on a different port than standard connections?
> 
> 
>   Becouse originally, a long time ago, in a server far, far away, Jabber
> was for IM over pot 5222, and etherx was for a neutral XML document
> exchange, on port 5269.  :-)

That's right.

Look at your phone.

5222 maps to JABB.

5269 maps to JBOX (the precursor to etherx).

Ah, the old times. :-)

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation
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