[Members] interop testing

bear bear42 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 17:11:08 CST 2010


On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 11:12, Tobias Markmann <tmarkmann at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 16:17, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
>> I think it would be good to start preparing better for interop testing
>> at XSF events. I'm fine at leading discussions about specs, but I'm not
>> a developer so I don't know quite what we need here. What do you folks
>> think? How can the XSF help in terms of process and infrastructure?
>
> Dedicated network and/or DNS service might be nice at interop events.
> So everybody knows where to reach which implementation for interop
> testing. So we could set up domains per software implementation and
> maybe subdomains for special versions/configurations of that software.
>
> Beyond that I maybe we should pose some requirements on the people
> participating in the interop tests; like providing traffic and maybe
> even more detailed logging and so.

When we did Interop testing at the OSCon XMPP Summit, we had the following:

- a couple of switches (to isolate the traffic from the noise of the event)
- one laptop running DNS and a CA
- one person each responsible for setting up a stock XMPP server

Having the DNS and CA allowed for the testing to be done completely
isolated, the CA was required because we were testing basic and secure
c2s and s2s before we even got to BOSH testing which was the original
goal.

Not sure if having any internet accessible services would be handy,
but if it is I have registered xmpptest.com for use by the XSF for
whatever it wants.


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