[standards-jig] Dialback options

David Waite mass at akuma.org
Fri Feb 8 22:07:06 UTC 2002


Iain Shigeoka wrote:

>On 2/7/02 10:00 PM, "Ashvil" <ashvil at i3connect.net> wrote:
>
>>I have one question on dialback part of the protocol.
>>
>>How can a server behind a socks firewall or NAT join the Jabber server
>>network and use S2S?
>>
>>Can we have another mechanism in the protocol for doing S2S without using
>>dialback.
>>
>
>Sure, you can simply accept the connection without dialback authentication.
>I think jabberd still accepts non-dialback s2s connections.
>
Remember though that non-dialback connections are deprecated, and 
should/will go away in the future. Without dialback, there is nothing to 
prevent address spoofing.

It would be nice if other authentication methods were available (such as 
certs)
-David Waite




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