powered by Jive Software

Openfire does not send SASL failures

Hi Devs,

I am learning XMPP by reading the spec and trying to follow basic workflows.

I tried Openfire 3.8.2 and I recognized some inconsistencies:

SASL negoatiation seems to be implemented wrong:

Openfire does not respond with an appropriate failure, but instead always sends

So if I send an with an invalid mechanism I would have expected:

If I send an auth with invalid base64 I would have expected:


Openfire also does not respond with a

when aborting the negotiation, but instead closes the stream. http://xmpp.org/rfcs/rfc6120.html#sasl-errors-aborted

I think these are bugs in the implementation.

Could you comment on it?