[jdev] Why STARTTLS? [was: IMPORTANT www.jabber.org software listings]

Alexander Gnauck gnauck at ag-software.de
Wed Feb 27 09:12:25 CST 2008

Jefferson Ogata schrieb:
> Interesting. So you're saying the server looks at the @to attribute in 
> <stream> and chooses a certificate based on that value?

some servers also present the certificate of the hostname from the srv 
records. AFAIK Google is doing this.

> Can you name two? I would be interested in examining this behavior.
> Do servers supporting multiple certificates send server-to-server 
> messages internally when a client from one domains sends a message to a 
> client from another domain?

this depends on the server software and server installations.
I think ISP's offering XMPP hosting can tell you more about this. 
Florian are you there?


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