[jdev] Re: XMPP Ping method?

Tobias Markmann tmarkmann at googlemail.com
Sun Nov 5 14:06:46 CST 2006


Okay...i understand now...thanks for that short info.

On 11/5/06, Benjamin Podszun <ben at galactic-tales.de> wrote:
>
> Tobias Markmann wrote:
> > I didn't know SCTP since you've mentioned it and have some questions:
>
> Google knows the answer to everything. But to give some quick answers
> anyway:
>
> >    1. Is SCTP TCP compatible? When a server provides SCTP protocol on
> >       port 5222 for example normal TCP clients can still connect?
>
> No, it isn't. SCTP _can_ be set up on top of UDP, but it is not
> "compatible" with TCP. And the "port" that you talk about is a TCP port.
> Read: Not SCTP related anyway.
>
> >    2. Could both protocols run on one port?
>
> See above. TCP (or UDP) ports are unrelated. They are a simple way to
> name TCP and UDP endpoints. Irrelevant.
>
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