[JDEV] Can Transports discover client addresses?
stpeter at jabber.org
Tue Oct 2 09:14:46 CDT 2001
AFAIK, the Jabber server itself may not necessarily even know about the IP
of the connecting client (e.g., it may be coming through a firewall).
Certainly this is something that we do not normally expose.
On Tue, 2 Oct 2001, Mark Hahn wrote:
> I have been building a transport as a standalone server that accepts
> a connection from Jabber. The transport would like to know the IP
> addresses of the IM clients that are connecting with Jabber,
> registering for and using the services of the transport. Is there any
> existing protocol (<iq> perhaps?) that the transport could issue to
> Jabber asking it for the IP address that a specific jabber ID is
> currently connected from? The transport itself could care less about
> the IM client's IP address but the system that it is serving as a
> proxy for would like to be able to do things that require knowledge
> of the IM client's location (things like establishing IP telephony
> connections and so on). Thanks for any pointers.
> Mark Hahn | Verizon Laboratories
> mark.hahn at verizon.com | 40 Sylvan Road
> | Waltham, Ma. 02451
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