[Operators] State of XEP-0215 implementations

Ed - 0x1b, Inc. jabberd2 at 0x1b.com
Sun Jan 29 23:04:30 UTC 2017

On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 8:53 AM, Niklaus Hofer <niklaus at mykolab.ch> wrote:
> Hey
> I've recently setup a STUN / TURN server to complement my XMPP server. I
> would like to hand out short-term STUN credentials to users by the means
> described in XEP-0215 "3.3 Requesting Credentials".

OT a bit, out of curiosity which STUN/TURN server did you use - how
was the deployment? have any troubles with the firewall?
Thanks v.much, asking because I may be doing this same thing this spring -  Ed

> However, I was wondering how well that XEP is actually supported by
> clients. If I make this the only way to retrieve TURN credentials, will
> I lock out most users?
> I'm asking because this conversation [0] from 2014 suggests that popular
> clients have not implemented this. Also both Prosody modules [1] [2]
> concerned with this topic seem outdated and not well maintained.
> On another note, I am still looking for means to test a server's TURN
> functionality and login mechanism. Any tips?
> [0] http://lists.jitsi.org/pipermail/dev/2014-February/020123.html
> [1] https://modules.prosody.im/mod_turncredentials.html
> [2] https://modules.prosody.im/mod_extdisco.html
> Thanks and greetings
> --
> Niklaus 'vimja' Hofer
> niklaus at mykolab.ch
> xmpp: vimja at xmpp.honet.ch

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