[jdev] Multiplexing large number of client connections

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Jan 22 15:22:39 CST 2010

On 1/22/10 11:38 AM, RaviKant Cherukuri wrote:
> Is there a way to multiplex multiple client streams each belonging to a
> different user on the same TCP connection? 


> The closest I could find was
> the BOSH XEP that talks about multiplexing using some sort of a session
> id. Is there a way to do this on a TCP connection? If not, is BOSH a
> recommended way of doing this?

There really is no recommended way of doing this.

> Federation would be great for this but if the target network does not
> support federation, and a gateway is connecting as a client (I think
> meebo does this), are there any XMPP tricks that can help me out?

IMHO connecting a gateway as a client is a bad idea, and perhaps even
abusive (most public XMPP services will limit the number of simultaneous
resources / full JIDs that you are allowed to have).


Peter Saint-Andre

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