Hostname vs Realm in XMPP
elb at pidgin.im
Tue May 21 09:59:46 EDT 2013
Paul spake unto us the following wisdom:
> Yeah, I am sure - I have "paul" in the username field and
> "airbred.com" in the domain field. Here is the SASL decoded:
Huh. Can you check your Help | Build Information and tell me what it
says about Cyrus SASL? If it's enabled, can you rebuild with
--disable-cyrus-sasl and see if that works?
> >>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.
The pidgin.im server uses ejabberd, so that's not the difference there.
> But in the absence of an announced realm, does pidgin take it from
> the domain field?
I'd have to check the code.
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