[Operators] Issues connecting to jabber.co.za
david.horwitz at uct.ac.za
Tue Oct 14 06:46:01 CDT 2008
You can try connect to our server (uct.ac.za) which has those setting
(tls optional + allow self signed dialback). We also get a secure
connection with jabber.org & have a thawte cert....
Norman Rasmussen wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 1:22 PM, lzby
> <lzby.3h9q0b at no-mx.jabberforum.org
> <mailto:lzby.3h9q0b at no-mx.jabberforum.org>> wrote:
> I am the admin of the jabber.co.za <http://jabber.co.za> server.
> We are using Openfire 3.6.0a
> Hi lzby, and thanks for the reply,
> On my security settings page for server to server, I have the
> option selected:
> Optional - Connections between servers may use secured
> As opposed to:
> Required - Connections between servers always use secured
> which is not selected.
> sounds good.
> Also, there is a tickbox that I can select (not selected at the
> Accept self-signed certificates. Server dialback over TLS is now
> My cert is signed by jabber.org <http://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 <http://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 <http://rivera.za.net>
> and jabber.org <http://jabber.org>).
> I have (amongst others), encrypted connections to: jabber.org
> <http://jabber.org>, jabber.ru <http://jabber.ru>, and rivera.za.net
> <http://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
> 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 <mailto:norman at rasmussen.co.za>
> - Home page: http://norman.rasmussen.co.za/
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