Two Jabber clients are unable to pass instant messages between each other.
What is the appropriate next step?
Click on the arrows to vote for the correct answerA. B. C. D.
The XCP Router is the core communication functionality on the Cisco Unified Presence server.
It provides XMPP-based routing functionality on Cisco Unified Presence; it routes XMPP data to the other active XCP services on Cisco Unified Presence, and it accesses SDNS to allow the system to route XMPP data to Cisco Unified Presence users.
The XCP router manages XMPP sessions for users, and routes XMPP messages to and from these sessions.
The first step in troubleshooting any communication issue is to gather as much information as possible. In this scenario, two Jabber clients are unable to pass instant messages between each other, so the appropriate next step is to start gathering information to narrow down the potential root cause of the problem.
Option A suggests reviewing the XCP router logs. XCP router is a component of the Cisco Unified Communications system that facilitates communication between different Cisco Unified Communications components, including Jabber clients. Reviewing XCP router logs can help identify any issues with the communication between the Jabber clients and the IM&P (Instant Messaging and Presence) servers. This option is a potential next step in the troubleshooting process.
Option B suggests opening port 5060 on the firewalls between the PCs and the IM&P servers. Port 5060 is commonly used for SIP (Session Initiation Protocol), which is used for VoIP (Voice over IP) and instant messaging communication. However, opening port 5060 may not be necessary in this case, as the issue may not be related to firewall settings.
Option C suggests reviewing SIP proxy logs. A SIP proxy is an intermediary server that facilitates communication between different SIP endpoints. If the Jabber clients are using SIP to communicate with each other, reviewing SIP proxy logs can help identify any issues with the communication between the Jabber clients and the SIP proxy. However, if the Jabber clients are communicating directly with each other without the use of a SIP proxy, this option may not be relevant.
Option D suggests reviewing the Help > Show Connection Status in each Jabber client and pulling logs as necessary. This option can provide valuable information about the Jabber clients' connection status, including any errors or issues that may be preventing the clients from communicating with each other. Pulling logs can help identify any specific errors or issues that may be occurring.
Overall, the most appropriate next step depends on the specific details of the situation. However, in general, the best approach is to gather as much information as possible and systematically eliminate potential causes until the root cause of the issue is identified and resolved.