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Redth #1
Member since Aug 2011 · 1 post
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Subject: Multiple Accounts Sharing a Single Connection?
Hi,

Is it possible for one single socket connection to a jabber server (in this case google talk) to be used for multiple authenticated accounts?  The reason why I ask is I'm trying to develop a server side application that listens for new messages on behalf of a mobile client, which can then relay push notifications onto it.  For things such as Gmail IMAP i've had to create a single connection to the server for each client.  While I've made this scale well using async sockets, I'm not sure how Matrix is built under the hood, and in any case multiple connections would be nice to avoid!

Thanks!
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Alex #2
Member since Feb 2003 · 4297 posts · Location: Germany
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This is not possible. Each connection needs it's own socket in XMPP. This is not a restriction of MatriX. Like in IMAP this is a security feature of the protocol.

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