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

Matthias Wimmer m at tthias.eu
Thu Feb 8 22:25:55 UTC 2007

Hi Gaston!

Gaston Dombiak schrieb:
> I'm now modifying Wildfire to handle usernames or bare JIDs. However, I 
> do have a question. Should the server validate that the domain of the 
> bare JID matches the domain of the XMPP server? Or is the JID's domain 
> unrelated to the XMPP domain and is treated as another REALM related to 
> something else?

If a @ sign is present in the authentication id, I would treat it as an 
overwrite of the default realm. So you would have to check the 
authentication-username in a different realm.

That's also how Cyrus SASL handles at signed in the authentication id of 


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