The XMPP Over BOSH protocol is specified in XEP-0206 (a Draft Standard of the XMPP Standards Foundation). This specification defines how the Bidirectional-streams Over Synchronous HTTP (BOSH) technology may be used to transport XMPP stanzas. The result is an HTTP binding for XMPP communications that is useful in situations where a device or client is unable to maintain a long-lived TCP connection to an XMPP server.

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

The following XML schemas are available for the XMPP Over BOSH protocol:

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