The XMPP Ping protocol is specified in XEP-0199 (a Draft Standard of the XMPP Standards Foundation). This specification defines an XMPP protocol extension for sending application-level pings over XML streams. Such pings can be sent from a client to a server, from one server to another, or end-to-end.

The following XML namespaces are used in the context of the XMPP Ping protocol:

The following XML schemas are available for the XMPP Ping protocol:

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