[Juser] Yahoo! transports / running a personal server and transports

Rene Bartosh kirjava at paradise.net.nz
Tue Feb 17 23:17:46 CST 2004


Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-02-13 at 04:17, Phil Reynolds wrote:
> 
>>First, I seem to be having some difficulties with yahoo.amessage.info
>>again:
>>
>>Ability to connect is somewhat sporadic - it seems to work or not work
>>at random.
>>
>>When I am connected, it seems that my messages are not getting through
>>to users of Yahoo!-compatible messenger clients. However, I can see all
>>my contacts and their messages.
>>
>>Is this know about, fixable, or is there a transport that works better
>>at the moment? It's a bit of a pain to have to fire up ayttm all the
>>time as well.
> 
> 
> I had some trouble with that gateway and have tried a few others as
> well, since there is one person I need to talk with on Yahoo. I've found
> that gateways on the more obscure servers tend to work better, since
> they are not as heavily used. Ping me on Jabber and I'll tell you which
> one I'm using. ;-)
> 
> 
>>Second, if I wanted to, I gather I could set up my own server.
>>
>>If I did that, would I need to make any special arrangements to connect
>>to the rest of the Jabber network? I gather I could run my own
>>transports to the other messenger systems, if I wished, but what about
>>my contacts on the rest of Jabber?
> 
> 
> Yes, you can run your own server. You don't need to make special
> arrangements to connect to the rest of the network, just make sure your
> DNS is set up correctly. Servers on the network connect to each other
> dynamically based on DNS lookups.
> 
> Peter

Yes, I am even running a JabberD server on Windows 2000 with Cygwin and 
a dialup connection with dynamic DNS. It works pretty good, but it took 
a whle to set up. UNIX is alot easier, but I am familar with Linux...

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