[Operators] How can I tell if gtalk thinks it authoritative for my XMPP domain?

Justin Uberti juberti at google.com
Mon Feb 23 12:57:26 CST 2009

We made some changes on our service to address this issue and prevent it
from reoccurring. In no case should an existing federated domain be affected
by Google Apps users.

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 7:32 AM, Jesse Thompson <
jesse.thompson at doit.wisc.edu> wrote:

> rek2 wrote:
>> looks like our server is having the issue again, it was fine for a whole
>> year and today just stop working..
>> looks like more servers are having the problem:
>> http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Talk/thread?tid=12547027e1d0db93&hl=en
> No problems here, FWIW.
> Our domains aren't signed up with Google Apps, but we had a few hundred
> users who "activated" some of our domains, causing Google to hijack our XMPP
> service for a while until we requested that they disable Talk for those
> domains.
> Based on stpeter's comments on this page
> http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Talk/thread?tid=089ae52d97176669&hl=en
> it seems that Google might have temporarily lost a config file that
> specified which domains don't want to be impersonated by Google without
> their permission.
> If this is going to be a regular occurrence, perhaps Google should change
> their default behavior to only offer XMPP service for those domains that
> have had an authoritative representative of the domain sign up for the
> service.
> Jesse
> --
>  Jesse Thompson
>  Division of Information Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
>  Email/IM: jesse.thompson at doit.wisc.edu
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