[Juser] Password in Jabber ID

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Tue May 29 10:23:03 CDT 2007


Matthes R. wrote:
> Hi all,
>  
> I wondered if there is a way to put the password for a jabber-account 
> into the JID, something like the way at ftp: user:pw at ftp.host.com 
> <mailto:user:pw at ftp.host.com>.
>  
> Is this possible with the Jabber ID in some way?

No, it is not possible. And it's a bad idea anyway, since including the 
password in that manner is insecure.

Details here:

http://www.xmpp.org/rfcs/rfc4622.html#sec-information

Peter

-- 
Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation
http://www.xmpp.org/xsf/people/stpeter.shtml

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