[jdev] Dialback question

Norman Rasmussen norman at rasmussen.co.za
Thu Dec 15 03:03:38 CST 2005

dialback _is_ supposed to use the xmpp service endpoint records in DNS.

On 12/15/05, Vinod Panicker <vinod.p at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Lets say that I want to run an xmpp service for a well known
> organization, xyz.  They already have a Directory server in which the
> accounts are a at xyz.com, b at xyz.com etc etc.
> They also have a website, xyz.com which they dont want to disturb.
> They want to enable federation with other xmpp systems as well.  They
> also want the xmpp user accounts exactly as they are in their
> directory.
> In this case, the deployment of the xmpp server would be on a separate
> box, that is just identified by an IP.  The SRV records for xyz.com
> service xmpp will point to this box.  The users will login using their
> standard accounts, a at xyz.com, b at xyz.com etc etc.
> Now when this server goes for an S2S connection to a server that
> supports only Dialback, how will it work?  The Receiving server will
> try to resolve xyz.com and expect an Authoritative server at the other
> end.
> Am I missing something or is Dialback not an option in this case at all?
> Regards,
> Vinod.

- Norman Rasmussen
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