keith at digix.net
Fri Apr 7 10:04:14 CDT 2000
Yes, Jabber clients can connect to the server with SSL and/or using digest
auth (to protect the password).
with SSL, anything sent to/from the jabber server will be encrypted.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jdev-admin at jabber.org [mailto:jdev-admin at jabber.org]On Behalf Of
> chandan sonaye
> Sent: Friday, April 07, 2000 9:47 AM
> To: jdev at jabber.org
> Subject: [JDEV] Security
> Importance: High
> Hi all,
> I am working in an Internet based project. In this project, we
> are building Instant Messaging client using Jabber
> server. We are having multiple instant messaging clients for
> jabber server.These jabber clients are exchanging
> messages with each other.
> But currently there is no security feature included in our
> jabber client. The messages are exchanged without
> considering any security feature.
> But since it is a Internet based project, we need to have
> security feature involved in IM client.
> Does Jabber provide any security feature for this so that
> messages sent from one jabber client to another jabber client
> will be secured? If yes, how we can include it? otherwise is
> there any alternative you can suggest for including
> Through jabber server, we can connect to other Instant
> Messaging Systems ( like yahoo, ICQ ) using transports.
> These other IM services are having their own security features.
> How jabber handles their security features as it
> doesn't know about them?
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