Stream Initiation

The Stream Initiation protocol is specified in XEP-0095 (a Draft Standard of the XMPP Standards Foundation). This specification defines an XMPP protocol extension for initiating a data stream between any two XMPP entities. The protocol includes the ability to include metadata about the stream and provides a pluggable framework so that various profiles of stream initiation can be defined for particular use cases (such as file transfer).

The following XML namespaces are used in the context of the Stream Initiation protocol:

The following XML schemas are available for the Stream Initiation protocol:

Information about this XMPP protocol is maintained by the XMPP Registrar.