[Standards] LAST CALL: XEP-0220 (Server Dialback)

Joe Hildebrand hildjj at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 22:27:15 CST 2008


On Nov 13, 2008, at 4:27 AM, Philipp Hancke wrote:
> If you want to remove dialback, maybe we should check if it can be
> replaced by a dns lookup. Historically I that dialback is a result of
> jabberd not binding to the proper ip address:
> http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/xmppwg/2002-October/000155.html

There's a deployment reason for dialback.  If you want your inbound  
and outbound connections on separate boxes, it's handy to not just  
rely on the IP address of the outbound server matching the one  
returned from DNS.


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