[TriLUG] Jabber server outage
jbebel at ncsu.edu
Thu Jun 9 08:45:40 EDT 2005
According to Nathan Walp (faceprint) of GAIM, this bug is fixed in CVS,
so the next release will be able to register with a jabber server.
Joel Ebel wrote:
> The status of my investigation shows that GAIM is broken for
> registration. Despite having a register button, it doesn't even try. It
> just tries to auth, obviously fails, and just gives up. According the
> RFC and JEP-0077, the jabber server is doing all of its duties, GAIM
> just isn't trying to register. Adium, I imagine, suffers from the same
> problem. I'll communicate with the jabberd maintainer to see if he has
> thoughts about what's wrong, but GAIM's jabber support leaves something
> to be desired. Try a non-broken client like Psi. It works on a Mac
> too. Other decent clients are Tkabber, Gossip, and maybe Kopete, but I
> don't have much experience with them to know if they register properly.
> Joel Ebel wrote:
>> I'm looking into this. GAIM appears to be doing something wrong when
>> registering a jabber account. I'm investigating exactly what that is,
>> but for now, the best I can suggest is to try a different client.
>> Benjamin Reed wrote:
>>> Joel Ebel wrote:
>>>> The jabber server is now running version 1.4.4 which has a number of
>>>> improvements. Most notably it supports TLS on port 5222 now. If your
>>>> client supports this, I highly recommend you use it.
>>> I've been unable to register a new account; GAIM spits back a "401 not
>>> authorized" response, and Adium just gives back a generic error message.
>>> What am I supposed to do to re-register an account?
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