Hostname vs Realm in XMPP

Ethan Blanton elb at
Tue May 21 10:36:57 EDT 2013

Paul spake unto us the following wisdom:
> >> But in the absence of an announced realm, does pidgin take it from
> >> the domain field?
> > I'd have to check the code.
> If it didn't then the same problem would affect the pidgin servers.  It
> must be an ejabberd issue specific to my server config.  That or the
> pidgin client your are using is different I suppose.

That's why I asked about Cyrus SASL -- I'm not using Cyrus SASL, and
the internal SASL implementation and Cyrus may differ in some
respects.  If you can reproduce on Linux, that would be great.

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