[Standards] SASL Plain - AuthID - Bare JID or User Name?

Mridul mridul at sun.com
Thu Feb 8 20:24:16 UTC 2007

Chris Mullins wrote:
> We just ran into a problem doing Authentication with WildFire using 
> the Open Source SoapBox Framework and SASL Plain.
> The SoapBox Framework is using a bare JID (“user at server”) as the 
> authid that’s passed across the link. The Jive server is expecting 
> only a user name (“user”).
> The RFC doesn’t really say either way, and I figure this is a good 
> chance to get it clarified.
> (The SoapBox Framework now can do both, but I would sure prefer just 
> one or the other)
> --
> Chris Mullins

I am not sure why you need user at domain as the uid ...
The domain is specified in the 'to' in the stream : so only uid should 
Since the spec is slightly ambiguous, we support both as of now (in most 
cases) - but I am going to remove that pretty soon.


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