[Operators] requiring channel encryption

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Wed Apr 30 10:01:17 CDT 2008


Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 20:52 -0400, Brian Cully wrote:
>> 	I think mandating TLS for c2s is a mistake. At the edges of the  
>> network, it should really be up to the local operators and their  
>> conditions. There are /lots/ of networks that have absolutely no need  
>> for it.
> 
> The question is for the jabber.org server, so I don't see how that
> argument is relevant.
> 
> To answer Peter's question, MIT's server requires TLS or old-style SSL
> for c2s connections, but does not require it for s2s.  I haven't heard
> of any client issues resulting from this requirement.

MIT's user base is probably a bit different from jabber.org's user base,
but it's good to know that you have not seen any significant client issues.

Peter

-- 
Peter Saint-Andre
https://stpeter.im/

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: smime.p7s
Type: application/x-pkcs7-signature
Size: 7338 bytes
Desc: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature
Url : http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/operators/attachments/20080430/762feaa2/attachment.bin 


More information about the Operators mailing list