[JDEV] HTTP tunneling support?

amol meonjabber at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 13 02:14:18 CDT 2003


Question in a nutshell:
Is there any public server which supports access through http tuneling?

The situation:
I am behind a firewall and have access only to port 80 through a firewall.
Now, i want to try out some xmpp client related coding.
I am on windows and have jabberd 1.4.2 installed. So till now, i used to connect to localhost on 5222 and it wasnt a problem.

Now, i have reached a stage where i need a server with yahoo/msn transports so that i can try out some stuff.
This wont be possible on my local machine.(windows 2k, behind firewall) So i HAVE to connect to one of the public servers. I guess the only hope is HTTP tunneling.
Is there any server out there which supports this? Or is it possible that I can connect my localhost server to some gateway on the net over a tunnel?
Or some other solution?
I searched the archives and found this<http://www.jabber.org/pipermail/juser/2003-August/000340.html> thread, but unfortunately, it wasnt very useful.

Thanks in advance,
Amol


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