SRV stuff (Was: Re: [JDEV] Jabber server redirection)

Brian Lalor blalor+sender+9db369 at
Tue Feb 26 07:45:50 CST 2002

On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Matthias Wimmer wrote:

> Maybe we should implement auto detection for SSL and use 5222 for both.
> ;)

I think that's a great idea.  AOL did that for a brief time with their TOC 
server, and I thought that's how SSL was *supposed* to work. :-)

> AFAIK SSL is not used for s2s.

It'd be nice, tho, and if you could do autodetection...

> Shouldn't be that hard to change. We can have both entries in DNS for
> some time to support old servers. And we can change the server to query
> _jabber-server._tcp first and fallback to _jabber._tcp.

What's preventing us from using the same port for s2s and c2s?  Isn't the 
initial conversation different between the two, anyway?

Brian Lalor
blalor at

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