[jdev] Facebook now supports XMPP connections

naw lambda512 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 18:42:24 CST 2010

On Miércoles 10 Febrero 2010 22:41:17 Christopher Orr escribió:
> It seems that Facebook have just opened up their XMPP server for
> Facebook Chat.
> http://wiki.developers.facebook.com/index.php/Integrating_with_Facebook_Cha
> t
> The server is at chat.facebook.com:5222 (sans SRV records) and the only
> stream features advertised are DIGEST-MD5 or "X-FACEBOOK-PLATFORM"
> authentication.  There's no TLS, no compression, and possibly no access
> to people who don't have a Facebook username (i.e. those who only have a
> user ID).
> The basics are supposedly all there: rosters, presence, plain text
> messaging, vCards.  I could only get a 503 error so far when trying to
> authenticate, so can't comment any further..
> Chris
I was reveiving those errors on pidgin because it hadn't DIGEST-MD5 support. I 
had to install the cyrus-sasl-plugins package. This on Arch linux, in other 
distributions it can be different.

Check what Autentication Method is your client trying to use.

Try other clients too.

Also, take a look to http://www.facebook.com/sitetour/chat.php

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