[jdev] Re: sasl plain

Matthias Wimmer m at tthias.eu
Tue Aug 1 01:59:33 CDT 2006

Hi JD!

JD Conley schrieb:
> There are actually two paths the exchange might take. The SASL PLAIN 
> payload may be included in the <mechanism> element by the client as an 
> initial response (and this is the recommended method). However, it is 
> not required. So if you’re building a server  you need to also handle an 
> empty <mechanism> element, send back an empty <challenge>, and expect a 
> <response> with the payload.

The element containing the initial response is not <mechanism/> but 
<auth/>. The initial exchange would therefore look something like this:

<auth xmlns='urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:xmpp-sasl' 

Tot kijk

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