[Juser] TLS/SSL

Ethan theethan77 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 09:39:02 CST 2005


ok I got it any way to turn off that message that pops up on a timed 
basis about that RPGServe? its really annoying and I've read it already 
andd visited the site :\ thanks -Ethan
Ralph Meijer wrote:

>On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 03:55:49PM -0500, Matt Warden wrote:
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>>juser,
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>>My welcome message did not mention an archive. I'm sure this has been
>>asked before, but since I can't find the archive, I can't find the
>>answer myself.
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>See http://www.jabber.org/about/lists.shtml
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>>I am using Gaim 1.1.4 (no, this isn't about the account creation bug).
>>I am trying out Jabber because of AIM's recent terms of service
>>changes, allowing them to do whatever they please with my
>>conversations. I want to use Jabber only if conversations are
>>encrypted (I do not need them to be encrypted end-to-end... I assume
>>that Jabber's SSL works by encrypting only while in transit between
>>client and server, not all the way from client to client -- please
>>correct me if I misunderstand this). I have the box "use TLS if
>>available" checked in Gaim. The jabber.org/network lists jabber.org as
>>supporting SSL, but I don't know if this is the old SSL or if you mean
>>TLS. Basically, I just want to know if my conversations are secure,
>>and how I would know if the client I'm talking to is also connected
>>over SSL.
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>Well, TLS is the name of the IETF protocol standard that grew out of SSL 3.0,
>so basically, the names are interchangable. There is a difference in how
>the TLS is setup.
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>Before the core protocol of Jabber was standardized as XMPP in RFC 3920,
>servers usually used a separate port for SSL connections (5223).  In XMPP,
>there is a new way of negotiating stream parameters such as encryption using
>TLS. This stream feature is referred to as STARTTLS.
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>The server at jabber.org supports both.
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