[Operators] Issues connecting to jabber.co.za

Norman Rasmussen norman at rasmussen.co.za
Tue Oct 14 06:41:58 CDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 1:22 PM, lzby <lzby.3h9q0b at no-mx.jabberforum.org>wrote:

> I am the admin of the jabber.co.za server. We are using Openfire 3.6.0a
> currently.

Hi lzby, and thanks for the reply,

On my security settings page for server to server, I have the following
> option selected:
>          Optional - Connections between servers may use secured
> connections.
> As opposed to:
> Required - Connections between servers always use secured
> connections.
> which is not selected.

sounds good.

> Also, there is a tickbox that I can select (not selected at the
> moment):
> Accept self-signed certificates. Server dialback over TLS is now
> available.

My cert is signed by jabber.org's StartCom CA.  And I'm sure my testing with
openssl hasn't been sending a cert at all.

 - Maybe try enabling the option and I can recheck to see if there's a

With all my testing with openssl, jabber.co.za is the only server that it
fails to connect to.  (and the openssl command line client is _very_ liberal
with what it accepts by default)

> If I look at the list of current server to server connections, I have a
> list of 32 connections, two of which are using encryption (rivera.za.net
> and jabber.org).

I have (amongst others), encrypted connections to: jabber.org, jabber.ru,
and rivera.za.net.   Can you tell if both directions are encrypted?

I am not sure how I can be of assistance to you, but please let me know
> if I can help in any way.

Being able to get hold of you is a great way to be of assistance :-)

- Norman Rasmussen
- Email: norman at rasmussen.co.za
- Home page: http://norman.rasmussen.co.za/
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