Hostname vs Realm in XMPP
paul_pidgin at airbred.com
Tue May 21 00:54:53 EDT 2013
On 21/05/2013 1:52 PM, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> If you create your account as paul at domain.com, and Pidgin does a SRV
> lookup and gets jabber.domain.com, it shoul still log in with
> paul at domain.com. Are you sure your username is entered correctly?
Yeah, I am sure - I have "paul" in the username field and "airbred.com"
in the domain field. Here is the SASL decoded:
>>I doubt I am the only one where the domain name doesn't match the
>>hostname exactly, so I must have something not configured right.
>>The backend is an ejabberd server.
>Those of us with accounts on pidgin.im have exactly this setup, and it
>works correctly. Google Talk is also this setup, and works correctly.
>Something else is going on here.
Yes, I am assuming so - and I was assuming that ejabberd was the
difference. ejabberd doesn't announce the realm when it puts out the
nonce, unlike jabber2. I would be surprised if Gtalk didn't announce
the realm either.
But in the absence of an announced realm, does pidgin take it from the
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