[jdev] Openfire won't let IQs pass.

Waqas Hussain waqas20 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 15:01:16 CDT 2010

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 3:11 AM, Karsten Jeschkies <jeskar at web.de> wrote:
> We were not always able to send IQ stanzas from our component through
> our Openfire Jabber Server to clients. Somehow everything worked when
> we use our implementation of the JaberRPC XEP but when we send IQs to
> clients who haven't send a request before the clients would not
> receive the IQ. Even when the client send and IQ and the answer had a
> slightly different "from"-attribute the IQ would not arrive. Our
> component always received all IQ stanazs. We "solved" this by just
> sending messages when the component had to send unrequested
> information to the client. Now I am sure that there is no bug on our
> side. And I am even more sure that there is no error on the Jabber
> Server side. So my only explanation would be that clients are by
> protocol only allowed to receive IQ stanzas if they send an IQ request
> before and the answer has the same ID as the request and the receiver
> (here our component) of the request as "from"-attribute. Openfire
> would then just not let our IQ pass except the JabberRPC answers which
> would fulfill the requirements I mentioned.

When you sent an IQ to a client which hadn't sent you one, which JID
did you send to? The user's bare JID or the full JID? If you sent to
the bare JID, then the user will not receive them. IQs sent to the
user's bare JID are handled by the server itself, not sent to clients.

Waqas Hussain

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