[Operators] transitive federations?

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Tue Aug 19 15:44:55 UTC 2014


On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 4:23 PM, Hiers, David <David.Hiers at adp.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Are XMPP federation transitive?  In other words, if A federates with B, and
> B federates with C, can A send traffic to C through B?

No, not in standard XMPP. Some servers will allow this by additional
configuration, but this is only suitable for closed environments as it
breaks the usual security model.

/K


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